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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Informix vs. RRDtool

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.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.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#204  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score8.48
Rank#45  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#95  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.datastax.cominformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
oss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperFairCom CorporationDataStaxIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release1979201119841999
Current releaseV11.5, November 20176.7, December 201814.10.FC3, December 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC, C++ and JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesNumeric data only
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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
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 computingMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
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
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
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 objectUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno
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Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Applications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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