DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Faircom DB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.43
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#282  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score31.66
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release197919792014
Current releaseV12, November 2020V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoJSON types
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++JavaScript
TriggersyesyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
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).yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
» more
FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
» more
Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
» more
Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
» more
FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
» more
Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
» more
UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
» more
Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more
Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Recent citations in the news

Montepino achieves its goal of developing one million square metres for logistics space
4 November 2020, IT News Online

Finastra and HCL partner to provide Digital Treasury as a Service in the cloud
26 January 2021, IT News Online

Thrasio Commits £200 million to Acquire UK Ecommerce and Amazon Businesses; Announces its 11th UK Acquisition
17 December 2020, IT News Online

Laird Connectivity Launches LoRaWAN-Enabled Gateway and Sensor Bundle for Prototyping IoT Applications
16 December 2020, IT News Online

Optical Wireless Communication and its Growing Market Demand
20 October 2020, EnterpriseTalk

provided by Google News

CGM signs new agreement to use FairCom DB
18 February 2021, PR Newswire UK

provided by Google News

Global Document Databases Software Market Latest Technological Advancements 2026: MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase etc. – NeighborWebSJ
26 February 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Power BI On-premises data gateway February update released
24 February 2021, Neowin

Microsoft Announces a New Pricing Model Option for Azure Cosmos DB and More Capabilities
3 June 2020, InfoQ.com

Using Entity Framework Core with Azure SQL DB and Azure Cosmos DB | Azure Friday - Microsoft
23 October 2020, Channel 9

NoSQL Software Market Demand, Booming Worldwide and Strategic Outlook to 2025 | MongoDB, OrientDB, Amazon, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, ArangoDB, CouchDB, MarkLogic
11 February 2021, NeighborWebSJ

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Head of Sales
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Director of Product Marketing
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Director of Sales
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Director of Marketing
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Head of Sales
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Director of Product Marketing
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Director of Sales
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Director of Marketing
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Software Engineer, Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

SDE with Cosmos DB experience
TCS, Redmond, WA

Senior Software Engineer, Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Software Developer
GROVER GAMING, Greenville, NC

Senior Azure Data Architect - Charlotte, NC
Cognizant's Microsoft Business Group, Charlotte, NC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here