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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#216  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score46.66
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.claris.com/­filemaker
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release19791983
Current releaseV12, November 202019, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
iOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
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).Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
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 access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFileMaker
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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