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System Properties Comparison Faircom EDGE vs. Realm vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#338  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
#151  Relational DBMS
Score9.31
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score2.14
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaserealm.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryrealm.io/­docswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Alessandro Furieri
Initial release197920142008
Current releaseV3, October 20205.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
server-less
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGERealmSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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