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System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. FoundationDB

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#252  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#162  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­c-treeedge-iot-databasewww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFoundationDB
Initial release19792013
Current releaseV1, Juni 20186.2.11, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno infosome layers support typing
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriessupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++in SQL-layer only
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Linearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no
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c-treeEDGEFoundationDB
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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