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DBMS > Faircom DB vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Spark SQL

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#266  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release1979201720042014
Current releaseV12, November 2020V0.10.20, January 20183.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C and C++JavaScala
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes, in Luayesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneyes, utilizing Spark Core
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).configurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnonono
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSpark SQL
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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