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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Fauna vs. FileMaker vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Fauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#238  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score1.49
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score46.73
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#192  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score126.69
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfauna.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.FileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release19792014198320172000
Current releaseV12, November 202019, May 20203.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostediOS
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyesyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyes infovia pluginsnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
PHPC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsyesnono
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenonenone
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).Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14online/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyesno
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFaunaFileMakerObjectBoxSQLite
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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