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DBMS > Faircom DB vs. RDF4J vs. SiteWhere vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. RDF4J vs. SiteWhere vs. Solr

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
RDF storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#367  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
#154  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#194  Overall
#8  RDF stores
Score0.27
Rank#332  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score45.88
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbrdf4j.orgsitewhere.iolucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryrdf4j.org/­documentationsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0lucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.SiteWhereApache Software Foundation
Initial release1979200420102006
Current releaseV12, November 20209.1.1, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yes infoRDF Schemaspredefined schemeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnonoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
HTTP RESTJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesJava plugins
Triggersyesyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneSharding infobased on HBaseSharding
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 factor infobased on HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usednooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACERDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSiteWhereSolr
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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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