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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Oracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.36
Rank#149  Overall
#25  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#74  Relational DBMS
Score3.01
Rank#104  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.html
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperFoundationDBOracle
Initial release20132007
Current release6.2.28, November 202012c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnoyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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