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DBMS > Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  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.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#280  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#129  Relational DBMS
Score17.95
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFatCloudGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release197920122012
Current releaseV3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Windowshosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
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
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applicationslimited functionality with using 'rules'
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
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 applicationsyes, based on authentication and database rules
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Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDBFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosFairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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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 EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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