DB-EngineseXtremeDB Telecom and Networking featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. BaseX vs. Faircom DB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. ScyllaDB

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

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.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 environmentsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelSearch engineNative XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
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
Score0.53
Rank#228  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#265  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Score2.51
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchbasex.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.basex.orglearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationScyllaDB
Initial release20122007197919792015
Current release9.4.4, November 2020V12, November 2020V3, October 2020Scylla Open Source 4.1.8, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
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
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes, 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
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
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes, Lua
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneyes, 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 logsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writertunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsFine 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.Access rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon CloudSearchBaseXFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
» more
FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
» more
Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
» more
Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
» more
Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
» more
Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
» more
FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
» more
AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
» more
Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
» more
UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
» more
Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
» more
Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more
Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more
Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon CloudSearchBaseXFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEScyllaDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Amazon - the rising star in the DBMS market
3 August 2015, Matthias Gelbmann

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Enterprise Search Software Market A Latest Research Report, Share Insights and Dynamics with Key Manufactureres – Coveo, Amazon CloudSearch, SLI Systems, SearchSpring, Elasticsearch, AddSearch, Swiftype, FishEye, Inbenta, Algolia, Apache Solr
30 November 2020, Canaan Mountain Herald

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Stock Technicals
1 December 2020, Live Trading News

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock Update and Technical Analysis from Metastock
2 December 2020, Live Trading News

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock Headed to $4000?
3 December 2020, Live Trading News

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock Update by HEFFX
30 November 2020, Live Trading News

provided by Google News

BaseX: Free, open source XML wrangling
3 March 2015, Network World

GraphQL And The Rise of Universal Data Access
28 October 2019, Forbes

Diagnosis Needed - Windows 7
27 April 2020, BleepingComputer

How open offices prohibit productivity and social interaction
15 February 2019, Ladders

Slow Down, Brave Multitasker, and Don't Read This in Traffic (Published 2007)
25 March 2007, New York Times

provided by Google News

FairCom Announces New and Rebranded Data Products
23 November 2020, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

FairCom Announces New and Rebranded Data Products
23 November 2020, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

ScyllaDB Unveils One-Step Migration from Amazon DynamoDB to Scylla NoSQL Database
2 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2020 NoSQL Database
19 August 2020, GlobeNewswire

Discord Chooses Scylla as Its Core Storage Layer
22 July 2020, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces 4.0 Release of Its Open Source NoSQL Database
7 May 2020, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Adds Amazon DynamoDB-compatible API to Database-as-a-Service Offering
10 June 2020, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Technical Writer - Search Services
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., East Palo Alto, CA

Software Development Engineer
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Seattle, WA

Engineering Manager, Data
When I Work, Remote

Software Engineer I
Transcat, Inc., Rochester, NY

Software Development Manager - Platform
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Seattle, WA

Manager, Engineering (Product Graph/ Data Team)
Narrativ, New York State

Software Engineer in Distributed Computing
Arcadia.io, Pittsburgh, PA

Senior Fullstack Engineer, Data
Narrativ, New York State

Systems Engineer / DevOps
Hive, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here