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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Datomic vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Datomic vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.datomic.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.datomic.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectFairCom CorporationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release2016201219792012
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Clojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++limited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yes, based on authentication and database rules

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