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System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. Citus vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hazelcast vs. Linter

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Scalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A widely adopted in-memory data gridRDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#246  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score15.31
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score9.29
Rank#43  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#331  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasehazelcast.comlinter.ru/­en
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Hazelcastrelex.ru/­en
Initial release19792010201220081990
Current releaseV1, Juni 20188.1, December 20184.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
LinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.limited functionality with using 'rules'yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infoReplicated MapSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeEDGECitusFirebase Realtime DatabaseHazelcastLinter
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE 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 customersNew product
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE 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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