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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Faircom EDGE vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.12
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAltibaseFairCom CorporationInterSystems
Initial release199919792018
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021V3, October 20202020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)depending on used data model
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replication
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 integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yes
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AltibaseFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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