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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. SiteWhere vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. SiteWhere vs. TerminusDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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 dataScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score1.39
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgsitewhere.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0terminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperFoundationDBSiteWhereDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201320102018
Current release6.2.28, November 202010.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemaspredefined schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyesyes
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlynoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBaseGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseJournaling Streams
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 onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 conceptRole-based access control

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