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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Drill vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Drill vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
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Score0.37
Rank#258  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.49
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#280  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedrill.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdrill.apache.org/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationFairCom CorporationFatCloud
Initial release2016201219792012
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applications
Triggersnonoyesyes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensDepending on the underlying data sourceFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applications
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreApache DrillFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDB
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosFairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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