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DBMS > EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. IRONdb vs. Milvus vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. IRONdb vs. Milvus vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.81
Rank#88  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#271  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.foundationdb.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasemilvus.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperExasolFoundationDBCirconus LLC.Simer Plaha
Initial release20002013201720192018
Current release6.2.28, November 2020V0.10.20, January 20181.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric data onlyno
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 indexesyesnononono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsin SQL-layer onlyyes, in Luanono
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnononono

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