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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. H2 vs. Memcached vs. OrigoDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA 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
Relational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#24  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score9.90
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score24.56
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#49  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.h2database.comwww.memcached.orgorigodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBThomas MuellerDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2013200520032009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 20202.1.210, January 20221.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesnoUser 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.nono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Java.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolRole based authorization

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