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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird vs. KairosDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  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 accessFairCom 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.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score26.03
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#200  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.firebirdsql.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualskairosdb.github.io
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationFatCloudFirebird Foundation
Initial release2016197920122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2013
Current releaseV3, October 20204.0, June 20211.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#C and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.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
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationsPSQLno
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applicationsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
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 factornone infoavailable via 3rd party productsselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple password-based access control

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