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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Raima Database Manager vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Raima Database Manager vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#242  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgraima.comravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.raima.comravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBRaima Inc.Hibernating RhinosAlex Kashirin
Initial release2013198420102020
Current release6.2.28, November 202015, June 20215.2, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-freeschema-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.no infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate 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 datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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FoundationDBRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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