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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#135  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#271  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#231  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score13.29
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperEnterpriseDBFairCom CorporationGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release2005197920142016
Current releaseV13, October 2020V3, October 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++JavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
JavaScriptC#
Java
PHP
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++noTransact SQL
TriggersyesyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.noyes
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGELovefieldMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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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 EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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