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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Greenplum vs. Hazelcast

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.27
Rank#149  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#258  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score16.85
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score13.22
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score9.77
Rank#43  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegreenplum.orghazelcast.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.greenplum.orghazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Pivotal Software Inc.Hazelcast
Initial release20101979201220052008
Current release8.1, December 2018V3, October 20206.7.1, April 20204.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hostedLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityyesnoyes infosince Version 4.2yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++limited functionality with using 'rules'yesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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CitusFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFirebase Realtime DatabaseGreenplumHazelcast
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosFairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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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 EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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