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DBMS > EventStoreDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird

System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelEvent StoreKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.98
Rank#177  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score26.90
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedFairCom CorporationFatCloudFirebird Foundation
Initial release2012197920122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release21.2, February 2021V3, October 20204.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, 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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationsPSQL
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factornone infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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