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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. BaseX vs. BigObject vs. Faircom DB vs. Faircom EDGE

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelSearch engineNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1.96
Rank#128  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#228  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#265  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbasex.orgbigobject.iowww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.basex.orgdocs.bigobject.iolearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHBigObject, Inc.FairCom CorporationFairCom Corporation
Initial release20122007201519791979
Current release9.4.4, November 2020V12, November 2020V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesLuayes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednonenoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnonenoneyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writernotunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnoFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.
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Amazon CloudSearchBaseXBigObjectFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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UPS, 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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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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