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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. SAP HANA vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. SAP HANA vs. Yaacomo

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.60
Rank#167  Overall
#29  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Score49.67
Rank#23  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#389  Overall
#162  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­apple/­foundationdbwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlyaacomo.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbhelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperFoundationDBSAPQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release201320102009
Current release6.2.28, November 20202.0 SPS06 (March 4, 2022), March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlySQLScript, R
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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