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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. NuoDB vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. NuoDB vs. PostGIS

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Serverless Time Series DBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
Score31.82
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orghyprcubd.comnuodb.compostgis.net
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdoc.nuodb.compostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBHyprcubd, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.
Initial release201320132005
Current release6.2.28, November 20203.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++GoC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyesyes
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 indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (https)ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynoJava, SQLuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlnotoken accessStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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