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

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

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines 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 HSQLDBPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Graph DBMSRelational 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
Score0.22
Rank#283  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score5.60
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­hugegraphhsqldb.org
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-dochsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperFoundationDBBaiduTeradata
Initial release2013201820012005
Current release6.2.28, November 20200.92.7.0, July 2022
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
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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 modesLinux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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 infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
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#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyasynchronous Gremlin script jobsJava, SQLR packages
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenoneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparknoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyes infoedges in graphyesno
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.yesyesno
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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