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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. MariaDB vs. SAP IQ vs. SWC-DB

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Time Series 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
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorymariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperFairCom CorporationMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
SAP, formerly SybaseAlex Kashirin
Initial release19792009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 199519942020
Current releaseV12, November 202010.7.2, February 202216.1 SPS04, April 20190.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
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).Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop 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 integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEMariaDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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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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