FoundationDB vs ToroDB: What are the differences?
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.
What is ToroDB? Open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL. ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.
FoundationDB and ToroDB can be primarily classified as "Databases" tools.
Some of the features offered by FoundationDB are:
- Multiple data models
- Full, multi-key ACID transactions
- No locking
On the other hand, ToroDB provides the following key features:
- Document-oriented (JSON)
- Store data reliabily and durably with PostgreSQL
- Use MongoDB clients to connect to it
ToroDB is an open source tool with 10 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ToroDB's open source repository on GitHub.