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

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeObject 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
Score46.73
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#130  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.81
Rank#192  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score126.69
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.claris.com/­filemakergeode.apache.orgobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.ObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release19791983200220172000
Current releaseV12, November 202019, May 20201.1, February 20173.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC and 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
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyesyesyes 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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (OQL)noyes 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
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
PHP.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
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++yesuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesyesyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneShardingnonenone
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 14Multi-source replicationonline/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
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentnoyes, on a single nodeACIDACID
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.yesyesnoyes
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 servicesAccess rights per client and object definableyesno
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFileMakerGeodeObjectBoxSQLite
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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