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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Oracle vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Oracle vs. SiteWhere

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Widely used RDBMSM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.78
Rank#144  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1241.69
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#316  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­databasesitewhere.io
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasesitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperFoundationDBOracleSiteWhere
Initial release201319802010
Current release6.2.28, November 202021c, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnspredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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