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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. FoundationDB vs. LMDB vs. Machbase vs. Sadas Engine

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score1.39
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.foundationdb.orgwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.machbase.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryapple.github.io/­foundationdbmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFoundationDBSymasMachbaseSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release19792013201120132006
Current releaseV12, November 20206.2.28, November 20200.9.29, March 2021V6.5, August 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++CCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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 indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionssupported in specific SQL layer onlynoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
CC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++in SQL-layer onlynonono
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
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).yesnoneselectable replication factornone
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
Linearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnonosimple password-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFoundationDBLMDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxSadas Engine
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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