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DBMS > etcd vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison etcd vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE vs. Postgres-XL

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score10.32
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.32
Rank#150  Overall
#25  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.foundationdb.orgwww.jbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
apple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBZumasys
Initial release201319912014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release3.4, August 20196.2.28, November 20205.710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingoptionalyes
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.noyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes, watching key changesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.yesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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