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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Faircom DB vs. Hypertable vs. OrientDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.38
Rank#145  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dborientdb.orgwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncFairCom CorporationHypertable Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPTimescale
Initial release20151979200920102017
Current release3.1.0, July 2020V12, November 20200.9.8.11, March 20163.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++C++JavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language, no joinsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
C++ API
Thrift
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noJava, Javascriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
TriggersyesnoHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).selectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache KylinFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEHypertableOrientDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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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 DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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