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DBMS > etcd vs. FoundationDB vs. Interbase vs. jBASE vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. FoundationDB vs. Interbase vs. jBASE vs. Postgres-XL

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.96
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.30
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score6.37
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#203  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.foundationdb.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.jbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
apple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBEmbarcaderoZumasys
Initial release2013198419912014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release3.4, August 20196.2.28, November 2020InterBase 2020, December 20195.710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++CC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingyesoptionalyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes, watching key changesnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.yesInterbase Change Viewsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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