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|Name||FoundationDB Xexclude from comparison||GridGain 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|Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.|
|Description||Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.||GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite|
|Primary database model||Document store supported via specific layer|
Relational DBMS supported via specific SQL-layer
|Developer||FoundationDB||GridGain Systems, Inc.|
|Current release||6.2.28, November 2020||GridGain 8.5.1|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache 2.0||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C++||Java, C++, .Net|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free some layers support schemas||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no some layers support typing||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||supported in specific SQL layer only||ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL|
|APIs and other access methods||HDFS API|
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||in SQL-layer only||yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)|
|Triggers||no||yes (cache interceptors and events)|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes||yes (replicated cache)|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Linearizable consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||in SQL-layer only||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||no||Security Hooks for custom implementations|
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