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

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
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.dBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.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 modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument 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
Score8.82
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score14.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
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
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.dbase.comwww.foundationdb.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebaseapple.github.io/­foundationdbapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxAsthon TateFoundationDBApache Software Foundation
Initial release2011197920132015
Current release6.7, December 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 20166.1.11, July 2019Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnosupported 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
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDE.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.in SQL-layer onlyyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneyesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Linearizable consistencyImmediate 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 operationsno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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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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