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DBMS > FatDB vs. SingleStore vs. Solr vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. SingleStore vs. Solr vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.MySQL 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 typeA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSSearch engineSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score58.53
Rank#19  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solrwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.singlestore.comlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFatCloudSingleStore Inc.Apache Software FoundationAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2012201320062008
Current release7.6, November 20218.11.1, December 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++, GoJavaC++
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux info64 bit version requiredAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infobut no triggers and foreign keysSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyesJava pluginsno
Triggersyes infovia applicationsnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes
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 applicationsFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesyesno
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FatDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSolrSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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