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DBMS > CockroachDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
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Score6.73
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperCockroach LabsFairCom CorporationFatCloud
Initial release201519792012
Current release21.1.2, June 2021V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoANSI C, C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemaFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applications
Triggersnoyesyes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applications
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CockroachDBFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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