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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Kinetica

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationFatCloudIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Kinetica
Initial release20161979201220102012
Current releaseV3, October 20207.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#ErlangC, C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesnoyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServernoSQL-like DML and DDL 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
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applicationsyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingShardingSharding
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 factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDnono infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.noyesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
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 can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDBIBM CloudantKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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