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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. JaguarDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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Score0.86
Rank#162  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score0.73
Rank#174  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.datajaguar.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFoundationDBDataJaguar, Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release201320152017
Current release6.2.11, November 20192.9.4 September 20182.1.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsyes
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Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together three must-have...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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