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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FoundationDB vs. MaxDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FoundationDB vs. MaxDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.foundationdb.orgmaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryapple.github.io/­foundationdbmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFairCom CorporationFoundationDBSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release2012197920131984
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V3, October 20206.2.28, November 20207.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infoANSI SQL queriessupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++in SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Linearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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