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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Fauna vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. OrientDB

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score1.38
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#73  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score146.50
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfauna.comwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessorientdb.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.SymasMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release19792014201119922010
Current releaseV12, November 20200.9.29, March 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20193.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaCC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnonoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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
CC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJava, Javascript
Triggersyesnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenoneSharding
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 replicationnonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
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 integrityyesyesnoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBLMDBMicrosoft AccessOrientDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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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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