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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. IRONdb vs. MariaDB vs. OrigoDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.30
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#355  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score104.36
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#53  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
origodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBCirconus LLC.MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Robert Friberg et al
Initial release2013201720092009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 2020V0.10.20, January 201810.6.5, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.noyesno infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes, in Luayes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes
Triggersnonoyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginedepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole based authorization
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FoundationDBIRONdbMariaDBOrigoDB
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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