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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#130  Relational DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperExasolFairCom CorporationMicrosoftSimer Plaha
Initial release2000197919892018
Current releaseV3, October 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++Scala
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesno
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes 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 nodesShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
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 controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles 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-standardno

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