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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. mSQL

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFully managed big data interactive analytics platformmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#372  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score6.68
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#158  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperFairCom CorporationMicrosoftHughes Technologies
Initial release197920191994
Current releaseV3, October 2020cloud service with continuous releases4.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Fixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyes
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 indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Yes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Rno
Triggersyesyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoSpark connector (open source): github.com/­Azure/­azure-kusto-sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesno
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.Azure Active Directory Authenticationno
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Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorermSQL infoMini SQL
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAn Azure Data Explorer cluster is a pair of engine and data management clusters which...
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