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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. TinkerGraph vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. TinkerGraph vs. Transbase

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Document store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.sequoiadb.comspark.apache.org/­sqltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperFoundationDBSequoiadb Ltd.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20132013201420091987
Current release6.2.28, November 20203.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ScalaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
TinkerPop 3ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Groovy
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyJavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDDocument is locked during a transactionnonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple password-based access controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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