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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. HugeGraph vs. HyperSQL vs. Teradata

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. HugeGraph vs. HyperSQL vs. Teradata

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 HSQLDBA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series 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
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#71  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score69.13
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­hugegraphhsqldb.orgwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-dochsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.teradata.com
DeveloperFoundationDBBaiduTeradata
Initial release2013201820011984
Current release6.2.28, November 20200.92.6.1, October 2021Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modeshosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyesyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
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
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyasynchronous Gremlin script jobsJava, SQLyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyes infoedges in graphyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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