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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  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 accessdBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.FairCom 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.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#262  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score14.38
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.dbase.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaselearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaAsthon TateFairCom CorporationFatCloud
Initial release2016197919792012
Current releasedBASE 2019, 2019V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#
Server operating systemshostedDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Windows
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APInone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.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
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
dBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applications
Triggersnonoyesyes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applications
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoredBASEFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDB
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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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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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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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