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DBMS > eXtremeDB vs. FatDB vs. FoundationDB

System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. FatDB vs. FoundationDB

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
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Score0.76
Rank#196  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#165  Overall
#27  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperMcObjectFatCloudFoundationDB
Initial release200120122013
Current release8.2, November 20206.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typing
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 infosupport of XML interfaces available
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serversupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C#.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia applicationsin SQL-layer only
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Linearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsno
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Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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