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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. JanusGraph vs. ScyllaDB vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. JanusGraph vs. ScyllaDB vs. Valentina Server

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Graph DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational 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
Score2.41
Rank#113  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score3.93
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgjanusgraph.orgwww.scylladb.comwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.scylladb.comvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFoundationDBLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusScyllaDBParadigma Software
Initial release2013201720151999
Current release6.2.28, November 20200.6.0, September 2021Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 20215.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesyes
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 infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Clojure
Java
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyesyes, Luayes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics enginenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FoundationDBJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanScyllaDBValentina Server
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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