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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. Kdb+ vs. Lovefield

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsHigh performance Time Series DBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasekx.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycode.kx.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperFairCom CorporationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcGoogle
Initial release19792000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032014
Current releaseV3, October 20203.6, May 20182.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++qJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyes
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, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEKdb+Lovefield
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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