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NameFoundationDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.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
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#166  Overall
#23  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#83  Relational DBMS
Score3.79
Rank#72  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20132010
Current release6.1.11, July 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingno
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methods.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
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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FoundationDBRavenDB
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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