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DBMS > Faircom EDGE vs. MySQL vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. MySQL vs. RRDtool

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsWidely used open source RDBMSIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APITime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#130  Relational DBMS
Score1206.04
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.mysql.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydev.mysql.com/­docoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperFairCom CorporationOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTobias Oetiker
Initial release197919951999
Current releaseV3, October 20208.0.27, October 20211.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL TypesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
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
Proprietary native API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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