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DBMS > eXtremeDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. Faircom DB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Prometheus

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.71
Rank#208  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score970.85
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#60  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverprometheus.io
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperMcObjectFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release2001197919892015
Current release8.2, November 2020V12, November 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++ANSI C, C++C++Go
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesNumeric data only
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenoyesno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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