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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. FoundationDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#80  Relational DBMS
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.81
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.foundationdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFoundationDBOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release1979201320131994
Current releaseV11.5, November 20176.1.11, July 20191.7.8, August 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++GoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno infosome layers support typingNumeric data and Stringsno
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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriessupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++in SQL-layer onlynono
Triggersyesnonoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Linearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.nosimple rights management via user accountsno
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Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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