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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Kdb+

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#262  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score8.10
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasekx.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycode.kx.com
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationFatCloudKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release2016197920122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current releaseV3, October 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#q
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language (q)
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
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationsuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applicationsyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning
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 factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
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 SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 applicationsrights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDBKdb+
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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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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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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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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