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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. OmniSci vs. OrigoDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
origodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.omnisci.comorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBMapD Technologies, Inc.Robert Friberg et al
Initial release201320162009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 20205.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDAC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
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 onlynodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole based authorization
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FoundationDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018OrigoDB
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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FoundationDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018OrigoDB
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