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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Galaxybase vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Galaxybase vs. SWC-DB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Scalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Graph DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#166  Overall
#29  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#364  Overall
#39  Graph DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#376  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­apple/­foundationdbgalaxybase.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperFoundationDBChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Alex Kashirin
Initial release201320172020
Current release6.2.28, November 2020Nov 20, November 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasStrong typed schemaschema-free
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Go
Java
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyuser defined procedures and functionsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
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 onlyyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 controlnoRole-based access control

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