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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EDB Postgres vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#186  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#127  Relational DBMS
Score47.39
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score16.34
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.enterprisedb.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.claris.com/­filemakerfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibabaEnterpriseDBFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release20162005197919832012
Current releaseV13, October 2020V3, October 202019, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
PHPJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yeslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnoyesyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infowhen using SQLyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeEDB PostgresFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFileMakerFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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