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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. c-treeEDGE vs. H2 vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Vertica

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Database built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#238  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#113  Relational DBMS
Score7.11
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#244  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score21.31
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.h2database.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica/­9-3-x-documentation
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationThomas MuellerIBMVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release19791979200520172005
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017V1, Juni 20181.4.200, October 20192.0Vertica Analytics Platform 9.3.x, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VMLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
JavaC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Java Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyesyes
Triggersyesyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningnoneShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseActive-active shard replicationMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infowhen using SQLyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)No - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
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.Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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c-treeACEc-treeEDGEH2IBM Db2 Event StoreVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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c-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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New product
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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New product
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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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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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