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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Fauna vs. Interbase vs. SAP IQ vs. ScyllaDB

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Fauna 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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasehelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.EmbarcaderoSAP, formerly SybaseScyllaDB
Initial release19792014198419942015
Current releaseV12, November 2020InterBase 2020, December 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesyesyes
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.nonono infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesyes, Lua
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
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 replicationInterbase Change ViewsSAP/Sybase Replication Serverselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.yesnoyesnoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBInterbaseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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