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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. H2GIS vs. Oracle Rdb vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. H2GIS vs. Oracle Rdb vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 H2Spatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.44
Rank#143  Overall
#24  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#327  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#161  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score30.88
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#292  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlpostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homepostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBCNRSOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20132013198420052009
Current release6.2.28, November 20207.4.1.1, 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
JavaGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infobased on H2user defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2yes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2yes infobased on PostgreSQLno

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