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DBMS > Cachelot.io vs. FoundationDB vs. Graphite

System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. FoundationDB vs. Graphite

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#388  Overall
#62  Key-value stores
Score1.06
Rank#185  Overall
#31  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#85  Relational DBMS
Score4.83
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitecachelot.iogithub.com/­apple/­foundationdbgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperFoundationDBChris Davis
Initial release201520132006
Current release6.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Python
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingNumeric data only
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolHTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneLinearizable consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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