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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FoundationDB vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FoundationDB vs. NuoDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#168  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.foundationdb.orgnuodb.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docslearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryapple.github.io/­foundationdbdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.FairCom CorporationFoundationDBNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2016197920132013
Current releaseV3, October 20206.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoANSI C, C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriessupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++in SQL-layer onlyJava, SQL
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Linearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes infoMVCC
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 infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.noStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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DgraphFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFoundationDBNuoDB
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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