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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
Time Series 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
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score19.29
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overvieworigodb.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdborigodb.com/­docsvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBRobert Friberg et alMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201320132009 infounder the name LiveDB2005
Current release6.2.28, November 20202.0.8, August 202111.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++GoC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingNumeric data and StringsUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.nono infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesnonoyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languagenoFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.NetC#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynoyesyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnonoyes infoDomain Eventsyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedhorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynodepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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FoundationDBInfluxDBOrigoDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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