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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EsgynDB vs. FoundationDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionDataStax 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.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score8.66
Rank#44  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#161  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseesgyn.comwww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comesgyn.com/­developersapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperDataStaxEsgynFoundationDB
Initial release201120152013
Current release6.7, December 20186.2.11, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresin SQL-layer only
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
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 can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Datastax EnterpriseEsgynDBFoundationDB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Capabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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EsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Ideally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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EsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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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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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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