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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. GBase vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. GBase vs. TDengine

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Time Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#261  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.gbase8a.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
www.taosdata.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBTaos Data
Initial release20132019
Current release6.2.28, November 2020GBase 8a
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno 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.no
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes
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FoundationDBGBaseTDengine
Specific characteristicsOne of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosIT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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