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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. H2GIS vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. H2GIS vs. jBASE

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 H2A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Spatial DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperFoundationDBCNRSZumasys
Initial release201320131991
Current release6.2.28, November 20205.7
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
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesoptional
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Java.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infobased on H2yes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infobased on H2yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2Access rights can be defined down to the item level

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Recent citations in the news

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

Appleā€™s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

Apple Open Sources FoundationDB
19 April 2018, MacRumors

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

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