DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. H2 vs. HyperSQL vs. JanusGraph

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. H2 vs. HyperSQL vs. JanusGraph

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.86
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#149  Overall
#25  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#74  Relational DBMS
Score9.92
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#75  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score2.54
Rank#113  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.h2database.comhsqldb.orgjanusgraph.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.janusgraph.org
DeveloperExasolFoundationDBThomas MuellerLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release20002013200520012017
Current release6.2.28, November 20201.4.200, October 20192.6.0, March 20210.6.0, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++JavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
JavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsin SQL-layer onlyJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsJava, SQLyes
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenoneyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlyyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

More information provided by the system vendor

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
EXASOLFoundationDBH2HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan
Recent citations in the news

Main Memory Database System Market Size, Demand, Growth, Trends, Segmentation and Forecasts Research to 2026
21 November 2021, Northwest Diamond Notes

Pharmascience to use Exasol database to improve reporting - Healthcare Global
15 February 2021, Healthcare News, Magazine and Website

Exasol Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program
15 July 2021, Business Wire

Exasol: 93% say data storytelling helps increase revenue
13 July 2021, VentureBeat

Exasol Named “Overall Data Analytics Company of the Year” in 2021 Data Breakthrough Awards Program
25 March 2021, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Intel Joins Hands with Snowflake to Improve Clients’ Experience
23 November 2021, Nasdaq

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

Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

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

provided by Google News

How to Set Up a New Database With LibreOffice Base
19 November 2020, MakeUseOf

DataGrip 1.0: A New IDE for DBs and SQL
31 December 2015, DZone News

provided by Google News

The untapped potential of HPC + graph computing
30 October 2021, VentureBeat

Neo4j Hits $2B-Plus Valuation After $325M Raise
17 June 2021, Crunchbase News

Noetic Cyber emerges from stealth with security monitoring using a graph database
28 July 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Announcing Tom Sawyer Graph Database Browser on Microsoft Azure Marketplace
12 July 2021, EIN News

Third Time Is The Charm For Nebula Graph Database
19 January 2021, The Next Platform

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Partner Manager
Exasol, Remote

Senior Reporting Analyst
Bumble, Austin, TX

Data Science Consultant - Supply Chain Planning (MFG/Retail)
Blue Yonder, Dallas, TX

Data Engineer
Adidas, Portland, OR

DevOps Engineer
CVS Health, Chicago, IL

Software Engineer
Consumer Direct Care Network, Missoula, MT

Associate Full Stack Software Developer
Maxar Technologies, Ypsilanti, MI

Data Integration Engineer, Sales Compensation
Uber, Chicago, IL

Business Support Specialist
Diligene, New York, NY

Graph Analytics Data Scientist, Senior
Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC

Sales Engineer
Neo4j, Chicago, IL

Database Administrator
Varen Technologies, Bethesda, MD

Java Automation wth Smart Network Platform (SNP)
Tektree, Philadelphia, PA

Sr. Sales Engineer
Neo4j, New Jersey

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Present your product here