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DBMS > FoundationDB vs. Tibero vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. Tibero vs. Trafodion

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.A secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from OracleTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.78
Rank#144  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#142  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tiberotrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.htmltrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperFoundationDBTmaxSoftApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201320032014
Current release6.2.28, November 20206, April 20152.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and AssemblerC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.yesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlyPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)Java Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or compositeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlyyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.no infoplanned for next versionno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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