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Multi-model database with particularly strong fault tolerance, performance, and operational ease
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What is FoundationDB?

FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.
FoundationDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.

Who uses FoundationDB?

5 companies reportedly use FoundationDB in their tech stacks, including +Li, Troopers, and GapoWork.

26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use FoundationDB.
Pros of FoundationDB
ACID transactions
Linear scalability
Multi-model database
Key-Value Store
Great Foundation
SQL Layer

FoundationDB's Features

  • Multiple data models
  • Full, multi-key ACID transactions
  • No locking
  • Bindings available in Python, Ruby, Node, PHP, Java, Go, and C

FoundationDB Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to FoundationDB?
CockroachDB is distributed SQL database that can be deployed in serverless, dedicated, or on-prem. Elastic scale, multi-active availability for resilience, and low latency performance.
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.
Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache, and message broker. Redis provides data structures such as strings, hashes, lists, sets, sorted sets with range queries, bitmaps, hyperloglogs, geospatial indexes, and streams.
Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible SQL databases, the Couchbase NoSQL database is built on an open source foundation and architected to help developers solve real-world problems and meet high scalability demands.
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