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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. GridDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
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Score0.52
Rank#202  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#198  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1094.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacegriddb.netwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperFairCom CorporationToshiba CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release197920131989
Current releaseV11.5, November 20174.2, June 2019SQL Server 2017, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsDirect SQL
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolOLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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c-treeACEGridDBMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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GridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Factory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Denso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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GitHub trending repository
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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 license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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