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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. InfluxDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.20
Rank#282  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score26.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score549.29
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release197920131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releaseV3, October 20202.0.2, November 202013.2 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++GoC
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL TypesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlypartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEInfluxDBPostgreSQL
Specific characteristicsFairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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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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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersUPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily 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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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