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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. HBase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. NSDb vs. Sadas Engine

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Wide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.39
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score42.45
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score2.45
Rank#118  Overall
#23  Document stores
#22  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orghbase.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisnsdb.iowww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhbase.apache.orgdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsnsdb.io/­Architecturewww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperFoundationDBApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetInterSystemsSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20132008201820172006
Current release6.2.28, November 20202.3.4, January 20212021.1, June 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free, schema definition possibledepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnonoyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infoCoprocessors in Javayesnono
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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