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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. H2GIS vs. Oracle Rdb

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. H2GIS vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Spatial extension of H2
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.66
Rank#148  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#330  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score1.45
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperFoundationDBCNRSOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release201320131984
Current release6.2.28, November 20207.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesyes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infobased on H2
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2
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 onlyyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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 controlnoyes infobased on H2

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