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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX vs. CouchDB vs. Faircom EDGE

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX vs. CouchDB vs. Faircom EDGE

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelWide column storeNative XML DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score0.35
Rank#267  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.42
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score16.71
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#334  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
#149  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storebasex.orgcouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.basex.orgdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom Corporation
Initial release2016200720051979
Current release9.7.3, June 20223.2.2, April 2022V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesnoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsmultiple readers, single writerno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 based on subaccounts and tokensUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.

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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreBaseXCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE
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