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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. MariaDB vs. OrigoDB vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. MariaDB vs. OrigoDB vs. TDengine

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
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
Score104.36
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#53  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
origodb.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
www.taosdata.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryorigodb.com/­docswww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Robert Friberg et alTaos Data
Initial release201320092009 infounder the name LiveDB2019
Current release6.2.28, November 202010.6.5, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C#C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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.yesno infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yesno
Triggersnoyesyes infoDomain Eventsyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginedepending on modelno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes infoWrite ahead logyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole based authorizationyes
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FoundationDBMariaDBOrigoDBTDengine
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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One of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Performance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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IT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Fastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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