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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Geode vs. mSQL vs. TDSQL for MySQL

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Geode vs. mSQL vs. TDSQL for MySQL

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTDSQL for MySQL  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 processesmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA high-performance distributed database management system with features such as automatic sharding, intelligent operation and maintenance, elastic scalability without downtime, and enterprise-grade security. It is highly compatible with MySQL.
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#239  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggeode.apache.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbgeode.apache.org/­docsintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb#m_developer
DeveloperFoundationDBOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Hughes TechnologiesTencent
Initial release2013200219942013
Current release6.2.28, November 20201.1, February 20174.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageC++JavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (OQL)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights per client and object definablenoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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