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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.05
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score4.17
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperFoundationDBMicrosoftOracle
Initial release201319922011
Current release6.2.11, November 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201919.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesoptional
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneElectable source-replica replication per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles
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FoundationDBMicrosoft AccessOracle NoSQL
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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