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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. Faircom EDGE vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Faircom EDGE vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 environmentsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.96
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBFairCom CorporationSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200519791992
Current releaseV13, October 2020V3, October 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes
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
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
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++yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes 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.noyesyes
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGESAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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