DB-EnginesExtremeDB Active Replication featuresEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. FoundationDB vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. FoundationDB vs. ToroDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument 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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.55
Rank#54  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.21
Rank#155  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#322  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.foundationdb.orgwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxFoundationDB8Kdata
Initial release201120132016
Current release6.8, April 20206.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLsupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin 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 computingyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Linearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Datastax EnterpriseFoundationDBToroDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
» more
Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
» more
Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
» more
Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
» more
Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Datastax EnterpriseFoundationDBToroDB
Recent citations in the news

Why Apache Cassandra 4.0 is the Fastest, Most Elastic, and Most Reliable Ever -- ADTmag
5 May 2021, ADT Magazine

2021 CRN Big Data 100: 5 Database System Companies to Consider
28 April 2021, Solutions Review

DataStax Collaborates With IBM to Help Enterprises Accelerate Modern, Multi-Cloud Data Applications
23 March 2021, Business Wire

NetApp Astra and the race for Kubernetes data supremacy
14 April 2021, TechGenix

DataStax Enterprise 6.8 Advances Cloud-Native Data and Bare-Metal Performance
7 April 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Mobile Power Generation Equipment Rentals Market Facts, Component, Investment Trend, Finanacial Planning 2021 (Fujitsu, Oracle, DataStax, Teradata) – The Courier
10 May 2021, The Courier

Global Mobile Power Generation Equipment Rentals Market Facts, Component, Investment Trend, Finanacial Planning (Fujitsu, Oracle, DataStax, Teradata) – FLA News
27 April 2021, FLA News

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Full Stack Developer - Commerce
Deloitte, Los Angeles, CA

Global Account Executive (Remote Bay Area)
DataStax, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Enterprise Architecture & Application Strategist
BLN24, Alexandria, VA

Technical Support Engineer (US West Remote)
DataStax, Santa Clara, CA

Team Leader
SLK Software, Buffalo, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here