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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. HugeGraph vs. HyperSQL vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. HugeGraph vs. HyperSQL vs. Riak KV

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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
Score0.22
Rank#283  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score5.60
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­hugegraphhsqldb.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-dochsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperFoundationDBBaiduBasho Technologies
Initial release2013201820012009
Current release6.2.28, November 20200.92.7.0, July 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Groovy
Java
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyasynchronous Gremlin script jobsJava, SQLJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparknoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyes infoedges in graphyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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