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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Google BigQuery vs. Quasardb vs. TimescaleDB

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score50.03
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#330  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score4.79
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbcloud.google.com/­bigqueryquasardb.netwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdoc.quasar.ai/­masterdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationGooglequasardbTimescale
Initial release1979201020092017
Current releaseV12, November 20203.13.3, April 20222.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes infointeger and binarynumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions infoin JavaScriptnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
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 with selectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEGoogle BigQueryQuasardbTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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