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

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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 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.A widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#95  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score56.16
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoollucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
oss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doclucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.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.Tobias OetikerApache Software Foundation
Initial release1979198419992004
Current releaseV11.5, November 201714.10.FC3, December 20191.7.2, May 20198.4.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C, C++ and JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableJava
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
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesNumeric data onlyyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic 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.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesnono infosupports limited query time joins
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
in-process shared library
Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.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
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesnoJava plugins
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
nonecloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnooptimistic locking infoSolr 4
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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.yesyesyesno
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 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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