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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 environmentsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom Corporation
Initial release201619792014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseV3, October 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, 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.noyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal 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 logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEPostgres-XL
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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