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DBMS > Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB vs. Firebird vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Solr

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Score25.72
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score57.26
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.firebirdsql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorelucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFatCloudFirebird FoundationGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release197920122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20172006
Current releaseV3, October 20204.0.1, December 20218.11.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C#C and C++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
WindowsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyesyes 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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServeryesnoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
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
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
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++yes infovia applicationsPSQLyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJava plugins
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsyesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factornone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoUsing Cloud Dataflowspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDyesoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
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 applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.yes

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