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DBMS > Citus vs. Faircom EDGE vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Faircom EDGE vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 environmentsSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.87
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#372  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score30.78
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#283  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasepostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorypostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFairCom Corporation
Initial release2010197920052009
Current release8.1, December 2018V3, October 20203.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, 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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesno
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
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Groovy
Java
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++user defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
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 logsyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
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 infobased on PostgreSQLno

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