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|Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.|
|Description||Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.|
|Primary database model||Document store supported via specific layer|
Relational DBMS supported via specific SQL-layer
|Current release||6.2.28, November 2020|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free some layers support schemas|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no some layers support typing|
|SQL Support of SQL||supported in specific SQL layer only|
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||in SQL-layer only|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Linearizable consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||in SQL-layer only|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes|
|User concepts Access control||no|
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