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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Faircom DB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Prometheus

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.62
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score970.85
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#60  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverprometheus.io
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperEnterpriseDBFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release2005197919892015
Current releaseV13, October 2020V12, November 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++C++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesNumeric 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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyesno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
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++Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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EDB PostgresFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMicrosoft SQL ServerPrometheus
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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