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DBMS > Altibase vs. ArcadeDB vs. FoundationDB

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. ArcadeDB vs. FoundationDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
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Score1.03
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#40  Document stores
#31  Graph DBMS
#48  Key-value stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comarcadedb.comwww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.arcadedb.comapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperAltibaseArcade DataFoundationDB
Initial release199920212013
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021September 20216.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support 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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query language, no joinssupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Java.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsin SQL-layer only
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationship in graphsin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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