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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. FileMaker vs. Kdb+ vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.High performance Time Series DBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime 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
Score8.26
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
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/­filemakerkx.comobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationcode.kx.comdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release197919832000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320172000
Current releaseV12, November 202019, May 20203.6, May 20183.35.4  (2 April 2021), April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen 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++qC 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
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyesyesyes 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 formatyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (q)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
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
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
PHPC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
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 infowith viewsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnonehorizontal partitioningnonenone
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 14Source-replica replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
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 ConsistentnonoACIDACID
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 servicesrights management via user accountsyesno
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFileMakerKdb+ObjectBoxSQLite
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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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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