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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. CouchDB vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.80
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score15.52
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.31
Rank#295  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#372  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgcouchdb.apache.orgejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSoftmotionsFairCom Corporation
Initial release2007200520121979
Current release10.4, December 20223.2.2, April 2022V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangCANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIin-process shared libraryADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.

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