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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. CockroachDB vs. Faircom EDGE

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. CockroachDB vs. Faircom EDGE

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  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 accessCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.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 storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#255  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score6.73
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaCockroach LabsFairCom Corporation
Initial release201620151979
Current release21.1.2, June 2021V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemaFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, 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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBCADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication using RAFTyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 tokensRole-based access controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCockroachDBFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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