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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. InfluxDB vs. IRONdb

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#310  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#140  Relational DBMS
Score20.13
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score29.58
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#349  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperFairCom CorporationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Circonus LLC.
Initial release1979201220132017
Current releaseV12, November 20202.4, August 2022V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++GoC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++limited functionality with using 'rules'noyes, in Lua
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per node
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).selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesyes, based on authentication and database rulessimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFirebase Realtime DatabaseInfluxDBIRONdb
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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InfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Fastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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