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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Geode vs. Informix vs. RRDtool

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#204  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#122  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#95  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacegeode.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygeode.apache.org/­docsinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
oss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperFairCom CorporationOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.IBM, 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.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release1979200219841999
Current releaseV11.5, November 20171.1, February 201714.10.FC3, December 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC, C++ and JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesNumeric data only
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.nonono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (OQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsyesno
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights per client and object definableUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno
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Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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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