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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. STSdb vs. ToroDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 methodA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.05
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#297  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#316  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.torodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBSTS Soft SC8Kdata
Initial release201320112016
Current release6.2.11, November 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
WindowsAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 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
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate 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
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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Recent citations in the news

Senior Database Reliability Engineer - FoundationDB — Cognite
9 September 2020, Built In Austin

FoundationDB, a very interesting NoSQL database owned by Apple, is now an open-source project
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FoundationDB's Record Layer Supports Relational Database Semantics, Schema Management and Indexing
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Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit
14 January 2019, 9to5Mac

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