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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. PostgreSQL
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|Name||Faircom DB formerly c-treeACE Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL|
|Primary database model||Key-value store|
|Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||FairCom Corporation||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer|
|Initial release||1979||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL|
|Current release||V12, November 2020||14.4, June 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial Restricted, free version available||Open Source BSD|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Implementation language||ANSI C, C++||C|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
Windows easily portable to other OSs
|Data scheme||schema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structures||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensions||yes standard with numerous extensions|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||File partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding Customizable business rules for table partitioning||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes, 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 replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||tunable from ACID to Eventually Consistent||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||Yes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memory||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||Fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for files||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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|Faircom DB formerly c-treeACE||PostgreSQL|
|Specific characteristics||Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...|
|Competitive advantages||Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...|
|Typical application scenarios||Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...|
|Key customers||Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...|
|Market metrics||From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...|
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