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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. GBase vs. HyperSQL vs. Yanza

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#161  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#71  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.gbase8a.comhsqldb.orgyanza.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperFoundationDBYanza
Initial release201320012015
Current release6.2.28, November 2020GBase 8a2.6.1, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesWindows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyesyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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