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DBMS > Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Snowflake

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial 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
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationMicrosoftSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release197919892014
Current releaseV3, October 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javauser defined functions
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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