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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. FoundationDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Widely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#267  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#161  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Score2.84
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websitebitnine.netwww.foundationdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.FoundationDBOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201620131994
Current release2.1, December 20186.2.11, November 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingno
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnonoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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