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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Informix vs. Nebula Graph vs. XAP

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
Object oriented DBMS
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
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#267  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#171  Overall
#27  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.nebula-graph.iodocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationIBM, 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.Vesoft Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1979198420192000
Current releaseV11.5, November 201714.10.FC3, December 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C, C++ and JavaC++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesStrong typed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyesyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocolMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
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.Users with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsRole-based access controlRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEInformixNebula GraphXAP
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linear scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received over a thousand stars...
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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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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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