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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. RavenDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.86
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#80  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#73  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverravendb.net
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBPerconaHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201320082010
Current release6.1.11, July 20198.0.17-8, October 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Multi-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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FoundationDBPercona Server for MySQLRavenDB
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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Typical application scenariosTransaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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Market metricsOver 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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