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System Properties Comparison DataChemist vs. FoundationDB

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NameDataChemist  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Secondary database modelsRDF store
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Score0.07
Rank#305  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#145  Overall
#21  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datachemist.comwww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationwww.datachemist.com/­images/­uploads/­general/­Evolving_MeaningfulValuefromEnterpriseData.pdfapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperDataChemist Ltd.FoundationDB
Initial release20182013
Current release1.0, 20186.1.11, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePrologC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno 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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (WOQL)supported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (DataChemist Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesin SQL-layer only
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesJournaling Streamsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoin-memory journalingyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno

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