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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Faircom EDGE vs. PostgreSQL

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.42
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#279  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#128  Relational DBMS
Score553.52
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FairCom CorporationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201219791989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releaseV3, October 202013.2 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible 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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.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 languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
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 integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyes 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.yesyesno
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEPostgreSQL
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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