DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > FatDB vs. Informix vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. Informix vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.25
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.25
Rank#61  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.openqm.comwww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
www.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFatCloudIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Martin PhillipsSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release20121984199320132008
Current release14.10.FC5, November 20203.4-127.6, November 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageC#C, C++ and JavaC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsWindowsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyesyesyesno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
FatDBInformixOpenQM infoalso called QMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
» more
Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
» more
Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
» more
Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
» more
Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
FatDBInformixOpenQM infoalso called QMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-Based Analytics With SingleStoreDB
9 June 2022,  Akmal Chaudhri, SingleStore (sponsor) 

SingleStore: The Increasing Momentum of Multi-Model Database Systems
14 February 2022,  Akmal Chaudhri, SingleStore (sponsor) 

show all

Spatial database management systems
6 April 2021, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Conferences and events

Turbocharging MySQL JSON Data with SingleStore
Webinar, 10:00AM PDT, 11 October 2022

Recent citations in the news

Global Relational Database Management System Market Insight | 2022-2027 | Estimated to Reach USD 118400 Million (Growing at a CAGR of 11.38%) | During Forecast Period
21 September 2022, Digital Journal

Infolob Names Yzelle Conrad as VP of Cloud Data & DevOps
25 August 2022, PR Newswire

Software Engineer (Snr) at Parvana Recruitment - Western Cape Cape Town
19 September 2022, IT-Online

Barbara Boothe age, net worth, family, biography and latest updates
12 September 2022, Kemi Filani News

Jonathan Rende Articles and Insights
12 August 2022, DevOps.com

provided by Google News

OpenQM
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

SingleStore Empowers Digital Innovators With Superior Database Performance and Real-Time Insights at Lower TCO
30 August 2022, businesswire.com

SingleStore raises additional cash to grow its database business
12 July 2022, TechCrunch

Data Management News for the Week of August 26; Updates from Acceldata, BigID, Privitar, and More
25 August 2022, Solutions Review

SingleStore Outshines Major Database Competitors in TCO Study
15 June 2022, businesswire.com

SingleStore Expands Capabilities for Real-Time Applications and Workloads
22 June 2022, businesswire.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Informix DBA
Ignite IT, Remote

Database Engineer
Dynamic Placement Services, LLC, Remote

Warehouse Shipping and Receiving Clerk
Inmar, Remote

Remote Technical Support Specialist
ADT Security Services, Boca Raton, FL

IT Operations Associate
Finish Line, Indianapolis, IN

Technical Support Engineer
Rocket Software, United States

Data Engineering Advisor (Evernorth)
Cigna, Bloomfield, CT

Backend Engineer
Unusual Ventures, Remote

Systems Software Engineer
Unusual Ventures, Remote

Enterprise Architect
Thentia, Oklahoma City, OK

Revenue Operations Sr. Analyst
SingleStore, Raleigh, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here