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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
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 environmentsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#255  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.21
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.49
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release201619792010
Current releaseV3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++View functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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.Access rights for users can be defined per database
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEIBM Cloudant
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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