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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. STSdb vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. STSdb vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 methodMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value storeMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score4.19
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperFoundationDBSTS Soft SCRocket Software
Initial release201320111985
Current release6.2.28, November 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
WindowsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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)optional
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client APIJava API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C#
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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