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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. CouchDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Firebird vs. Teradata

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  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.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.69
Rank#147  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score16.25
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#373  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score25.01
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score66.07
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgcouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom CorporationFirebird FoundationTeradata
Initial release2007200519792000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase1984
Current release10.1, August 20223.2.2, April 2022V3, October 20204.0.2, August 2022Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangANSI C, C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyes, 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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++PSQLyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Users with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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