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DBMS > Faircom DB vs. LMDB vs. Machbase vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. LMDB vs. Machbase vs. Sphinx

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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
Score2.44
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.machbase.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryendoc.machbase.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationSymasMachbaseSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release1979201120132001
Current releaseV12, November 20200.9.29, March 2021V6.5, August 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesno
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
CC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
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).noneselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesnoyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnosimple password-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACELMDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxSphinx
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Machbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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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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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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