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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. ScyllaDB vs. Valentina Server vs. WakandaDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeObject-relational database and reports serverWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.30
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score3.93
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.scylladb.comwww.valentina-db.netwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.scylladb.comvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.phpdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperFoundationDBScyllaDBParadigma SoftwareWakanda SAS
Initial release2013201519992012
Current release6.2.28, November 2020Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 20215.7.52.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
ODBCRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes, Luayesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoin-memory tablesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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FoundationDBScyllaDBValentina ServerWakandaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Scylla Summit 2022
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