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

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.High performance Time Series DBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#237  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score7.96
Rank#52  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#190  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score121.89
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbkx.comobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycode.kx.comdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard HippStardog-Union
Initial release19792000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201720002010
Current releaseV12, November 20203.6, May 20183.34.0 (December 1, 2020), December 20207.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++qC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.noyesnonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Proprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
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
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioningnonenonenone
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 replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and servernoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnonono
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 in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.yesyesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesrights management via user accountsyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEKdb+ObjectBoxSQLiteStardog
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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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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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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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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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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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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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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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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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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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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