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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Postgres-XL vs. PouchDB vs. SingleStore

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#246  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score5.21
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.postgres-xl.orgpouchdb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationApache Software FoundationSingleStore Inc.
Initial release19792014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20122013
Current releaseV12, November 202010 R1, October 20187.1.1, June 20197.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
macOS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesnoyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes, but 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
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
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 infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID infoMVCCnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
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 infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEPostgres-XLPouchDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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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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