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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. OpenQM vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. OpenQM vs. OrigoDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.QpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA 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
Multivalue DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#254  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.openqm.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBMartin PhillipsRobert Friberg et al
Initial release201319932009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes infowith some exceptionsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingUser 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.yesno infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyeshorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-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 dataACIDACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole based authorization

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FoundationDBOpenQM infoalso called QMOrigoDB
Recent citations in the news

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

Appleā€™s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

Apple Open Sources FoundationDB, a Distributed Datastore -- ADTmag
26 April 2018, ADT Magazine

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

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OpenQM
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

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