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DBMS > EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. JaguarDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. JaguarDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.04
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#161  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.foundationdb.orgwww.datajaguar.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperExasolFoundationDBDataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release200020132015
Current release6.2.11, November 20192.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlyA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnorights management via user accounts
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EXASOLFoundationDBJaguarDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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