DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > c-treeACE vs. Informix vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Informix vs. TigerGraph

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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 complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBGraph 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
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score25.51
Rank#26  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#154  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.tigergraph.com
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.
Initial release197919842017
Current releaseV11.5, November 201714.10, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageANSI C, C++C, C++ and JavaC++
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
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
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
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesno
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 control
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEInformixTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
» more
TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
» more
Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
» more
TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
» more
Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
» more
Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
» more
Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
» more
TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
» more
Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more
NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
c-treeACEInformixTigerGraph
Recent citations in the news

FairCom and Software AG sign new contract for c-treeACE Database
22 March 2019, PRNewswire

Database leader FairCom releases c-treeACE V11.5
8 November 2017, PR Newswire

Verizon awards database contract to FairCom
26 September 2018, Markets Insider

FairCom to feature #ctreeEDGE IoT Database at LiveWorx19
4 June 2019, PRNewswire

Database leader FairCom celebrates 40 years of providing fast, reliable solutions
6 November 2019, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

Massive Growth in Embedded Database Management System Market by 2019-2025 with Profiling Key Players IBM, Microsoft, Informix, PointBase, Oracle
11 December 2019, Market Report Gazette

Sigma Labs Appoints Software Exec Ruport Executive Chairman
9 December 2019, Quality Magazine

Fugitive Silicon Valley tech executive hauled into federal court
15 October 2019, The Mercury News

Embedded Database Management Systems Market Analysis, Trends and Forecasts to 2025
10 December 2019, Markets Gazette 24

Best-Empirical Report on Relational Databases Software Market to Expect Incredible Growth by 2026 | Profiling Eminent Players- Microsoft, MySQL, Oracle, SAP, PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS, IBM, MariaDB
11 December 2019, The Chicago Sentinel

provided by Google News

TigerGraph Improves Its Graph Database-As-A-Service With Enhanced Performance And More Robustness
3 December 2019, GlobeNewswire

news digest: Parasoft C/C++ test, TigerGraph Cloud, and CloudBees CI/CD powered by Jenkins X - SD Times
4 December 2019, SDTimes.com

The Most Innovative Global Financial Services Organizations Bank on TigerGraph for Fraud Detection and Credit Risk Assessment
20 November 2019, StreetInsider.com

TigerGraph raises $32 million for graph database tools
25 September 2019, VentureBeat

TigerGraph launches graph database as a service
2 October 2019, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Informix 4GL Developer
Galaxy Systems, Wallingford, CT

Informix DB Administrator
ITL USA, Orlando, FL

Java Developer
SDH Systems, Plano, TX

Applications Developer
US Judicial Branch, Washington, DC

Sr Informix Database Admin
West Corporation, Omaha, NE

Data Engineer
rMark Bio, Chicago, IL

Software Engineer
TigerGraph, Redwood City, CA

Sales Development Representative
TigerGraph, Redwood City, CA

Digital Marketing Specialist
TigerGraph, Redwood City, CA

Manager Data Engineering
HBO, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Present your product here