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

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  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.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Native 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 DBMSDocument storeKey-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
Score16.85
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
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.orgcouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.basex.orgdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom CorporationFairCom Corporation
Initial release20122007200519791979
Current release9.4.4, November 20203.0, February 2020V12, November 2020V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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-freeschema-freeschema 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 typesnoyes, 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 indexedyesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.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
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.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 proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File 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 AWSnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, 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 methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writerno infoatomic operations within a single document possibletunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes 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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine 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 CloudSearchBaseXCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Faircom 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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