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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. mSQL vs. TDSQL for MySQL

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. mSQL vs. TDSQL for MySQL

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTDSQL for MySQL  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA high-performance distributed database management system with features such as automatic sharding, intelligent operation and maintenance, elastic scalability without downtime, and enterprise-grade security. It is highly compatible with MySQL.
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#24  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#238  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb#m_developer
DeveloperFoundationDBHughes TechnologiesTencent
Initial release201319942013
Current release6.2.28, November 20204.4, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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