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DBMS > EJDB vs. FoundationDB vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. FoundationDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.18
Rank#262  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.86
Rank#161  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Score21.14
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.foundationdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperSoftmotionsFoundationDB
Initial release201220132013
Current release6.2.11, November 20191.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++Go
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno infosome layers support typingNumeric data and Strings
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.no
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblein SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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 infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnonosimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
EJDBFoundationDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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