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System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Access vs. QuestDB

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.37
Rank#230  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score8.48
Rank#45  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.30
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.questdb.io
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.datastax.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxwww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructure
DeveloperFairCom CorporationDataStaxIBMMicrosoftQuestDB Limited
Initial release19792011201719922014
Current releaseV1, Juni 20186.7, December 20181.1.31902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC++, ScalaC++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingActive-active shard replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per objectUser level access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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c-treeEDGEDatastax EnterpriseIBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft AccessQuestDB
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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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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Key customersNew product
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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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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