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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE vs. MaxDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE vs. MaxDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.foundationdb.orgwww.jbase.commaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasemaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFoundationDBZumasysSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release2012201319911984
Current release1.19.0, June 20216.2.28, November 20205.77.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingoptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantsupported in specific SQL layer onlyEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsin SQL-layer onlyyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcenoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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