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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string values
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.83
Rank#142  Overall
#26  Document stores
#26  Key-value stores
#71  Relational DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldb
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.md
DeveloperFoundationDBGoogle
Initial release20132011
Current release6.2.28, November 20201.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingno
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.no
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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