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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Faircom DB vs. FileMaker vs. InfluxDB vs. SiriDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.65
Rank#89  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#228  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score47.70
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score26.15
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsiridb.net
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperExasolFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleTransceptor Technology
Initial release20001979198320132017
Current releaseV12, November 202019, May 20202.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++GoC
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infoNumeric data
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
PHP.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesnono
Triggersyesyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicessimple rights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFileMakerInfluxDBSiriDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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