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DBMS > AnzoGraph DB vs. FoundationDB vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. FoundationDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.34
Rank#264  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.foundationdb.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsFoundationDB
Initial release201820132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.3, January 20216.2.28, November 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.supported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesin SQL-layer onlyuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-Clusteryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoMVCC
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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