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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. SiteWhere vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. SiteWhere vs. STSdb

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series dataKey-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
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.83
Rank#142  Overall
#26  Document stores
#26  Key-value stores
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#356  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgsitewhere.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperFoundationDBSiteWhereSTS Soft SC
Initial release201320102011
Current release6.2.28, November 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemaspredefined schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST.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 nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptno

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