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System Properties Comparison Badger vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. FoundationDB vs. Ignite

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NameBadger  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 embeddable, persistent, simple and fast Key-Value Store, written purely in Go.DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#297  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score8.82
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.79
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#80  Relational DBMS
Score4.94
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.foundationdb.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationgodoc.org/­github.com/­dgraph-io/­badgerdocs.datastax.comapple.github.io/­foundationdbapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperDGraph LabsDataStaxFoundationDBApache Software Foundation
Initial release2017201120132015
Current release6.7, December 20186.1.11, July 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC++C++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGoC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoin SQL-layer onlyyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Linearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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BadgerDatastax EnterpriseFoundationDBIgnite
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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