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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. HarperDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  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.A distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#262  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#197  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseharperdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationFatCloudHarperDB
Initial release2016197920122017
Current releaseV3, October 20203.0, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#Node.js
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freedynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes infoJSON data 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like data manipulation statements
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
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationsno
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
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 factoryes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDnoAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, using LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
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 applicationsAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDBHarperDB
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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HarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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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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Use cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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A few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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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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HarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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