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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. QuestDB vs. Sphinx

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#258  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#67  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.31
Rank#260  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score6.35
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasecloud.google.com/­datastorequestdb.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationGoogleQuestDB LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release1979200820142001
Current releaseV3, October 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, details hereyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++using Google App Enginenono
TriggersyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication using Paxosnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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.Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEGoogle Cloud DatastoreQuestDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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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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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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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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