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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Interbase vs. Redis vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TimescaleDB

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score148.75
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseredis.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseredis.io/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationEmbarcaderoSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSAP infoformerly SybaseTimescale
Initial release19791984200919922017
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017InterBase 2017, March 20175.0.7, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CCC
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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 infoexport as XML data possiblenoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyesnoyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageLuayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneShardingnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsInterbase Change ViewsMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEInterbaseRedisSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github 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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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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