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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. Kdb vs. QuestDB

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 DBMSA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#368  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
#156  Relational DBMS
Score7.55
Rank#53  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#109  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-edgekx.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.faircom.com/­docs/­en/­UUID-23d4f1fd-d213-f6d5-b92e-9b7475baa14e.htmlcode.kx.comquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcQuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release19792000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032014
Current releaseV3, October 20203.6, May 2018
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++qJava (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
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'no
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (q)SQL with time-series extensions
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
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
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
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID for single-table writes
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.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.rights management via user accounts
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Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEKdbQuestDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Relational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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High ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Financial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Banks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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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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Open source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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