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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EsgynDB vs. FoundationDB vs. RavenDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.99
Rank#51  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#273  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#165  Overall
#27  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Score3.24
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseesgyn.comwww.foundationdb.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comesgyn.com/­developersapple.github.io/­foundationdbravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxEsgynFoundationDBHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2011201520132010
Current release6.8, April 20206.2.28, November 20205.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingno
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
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
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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 consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Datastax EnterpriseEsgynDBFoundationDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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