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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Faircom EDGE vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#98  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasegithub.com/­google/­leveldbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikilearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperRackspaceFairCom CorporationGoogleMicrosoftYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20131979201120142017
Current releaseV3, October 20201.23, February 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaANSI C, C++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemepredefined schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnoyes infoJSON 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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoSQL-like query languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noJavaScriptyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersnoyesnoJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.noAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyes
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BluefloodFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGELevelDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBYugabyteDB
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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