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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. Fauna vs. TimescaleDB

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasefauna.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.Timescale
Initial release197920142017
Current releaseV3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaC
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Identity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFaunaTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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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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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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