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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. c-treeACE vs. c-treeEDGE vs. QuestDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.High speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Database built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.A high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#210  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#249  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#266  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgequestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orglearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperBaseX GmbHFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationQuestDB Limited
Initial release2007197919792014
Current release9.4.3, September 2020V11.5, November 2017V1, Juni 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.
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BaseXc-treeACEc-treeEDGEQuestDB
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairComâ„¢s c-treeACE...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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c-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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New product
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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 c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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