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DBMS > Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. FileMaker vs. Postgres-XL

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#210  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFatCloudFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release1979201219832014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releaseV3, October 202019.3.1, June 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#C
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infovia pluginsyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#PHP.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationsyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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