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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.57
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#130  Relational DBMS
Score27.58
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsFairCom CorporationFatCloudFirebird Foundation
Initial release2012197920122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release0.21.0, April 2021V3, October 20204.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++C#C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationsPSQL
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factornone infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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