CrateIO vs FoundationDB: What are the differences?
What is CrateIO? The Distributed Database for Docker. Crate is a distributed data store. Simply install Crate directly on your application servers and make the big centralized database a thing of the past. Crate takes care of synchronization, sharding, scaling, and replication even for mammoth data sets.
What is FoundationDB? Multi-model database with particularly strong fault tolerance, performance, and operational ease. 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.
CrateIO and FoundationDB can be primarily classified as "Databases" tools.
Some of the features offered by CrateIO are:
- Familiar SQL syntax
- Semi-structured data
- High availability, resiliency, and scalability in a distributed design
On the other hand, FoundationDB provides the following key features:
- Multiple data models
- Full, multi-key ACID transactions
- No locking
"Simplicity" is the top reason why over 2 developers like CrateIO, while over 2 developers mention "ACID transactions" as the leading cause for choosing FoundationDB.
CrateIO is an open source tool with 2.49K GitHub stars and 333 GitHub forks. Here's a link to CrateIO's open source repository on GitHub.