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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Riak TS vs. ScyllaDB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#293  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Score2.14
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.scylladb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.scylladb.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFoundationDBBasho TechnologiesScyllaDBAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2013201520152008
Current release6.2.28, November 2020ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 20225.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingnoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyJavaScript and Erlangyes, Luano
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyno infolinks between datasets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.yes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
More information provided by the system vendor
FoundationDBRiak TSScyllaDBSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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