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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. FileMaker vs. IRONdb

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#207  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score55.73
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#328  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.filemaker.comwww.irondb.io
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlwww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleCirconus LLC.
Initial release197919832017
Current releaseV11.5, November 201718, May 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infovia pluginsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsDirect SQL
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
PHP.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes, in Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.simple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEFileMakerIRONdb
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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