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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.
DescriptionAn in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.35
Rank#260  Overall
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#149  Overall
#25  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.atoti.iowww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperActiveViamFoundationDB
Initial release2013
Current release6.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree versions availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typing
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLMultidimensional Expressions (MDX)supported in specific SQL layer only
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPythonin SQL-layer only
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno

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