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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Kdb+ vs. SingleStore

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.44
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbkx.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycode.kx.comdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSingleStore Inc.
Initial release19792000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032013
Current releaseV12, November 20203.6, May 20187.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++qC++, Go
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
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (q)yes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
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
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioningSharding infohash 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).Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesrights management via user accountsFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEKdb+SingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
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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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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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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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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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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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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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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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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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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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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