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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#165  Overall
#27  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#287  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperFoundationDBSTS Soft SC
Initial release20132011
Current release6.2.28, November 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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Recent citations in the news

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
19 April 2018, GeekWire

Apple Acquires Durable Database Company FoundationDB
24 March 2015, TechCrunch

Appleā€™s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
10 February 2019, InfoQ.com

Key Value Database Market Growth Trends Analysis 2020-2025
17 April 2021, Business-newsupdate.com

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