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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. c-treeEDGE vs. TimescaleDB

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  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.Database built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#207  Overall
#35  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#122  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.timescale.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorylearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFairCom CorporationTimescale
Initial release197919792017
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017V1, Juni 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ANSI C, C++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
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnumerics, 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
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
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#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.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 info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes
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 partitioningyes, 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 logsyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.Fine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEc-treeEDGETimescaleDB
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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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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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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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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c-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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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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New product
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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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New product
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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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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE 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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