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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Geode vs. InfluxDB vs. OrigoDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.44
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggeode.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overvieworigodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdborigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Robert Friberg et al
Initial release2013200220132009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 20201.1, February 20172.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaGoC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesNumeric data and StringsUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.nonono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynonodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights per client and object definablesimple rights management via user accountsRole based authorization
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