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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Trafodion

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.44
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score10.08
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.43
Rank#252  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orghazelcast.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docstrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperFoundationDBHazelcastApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201320082014
Current release6.2.28, November 20205.1, March 20222.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoReplicated Mapyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 controlnoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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