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What is FoundationDB?

FoundationDB is a discontinued multi-model NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. ... A notice on the FoundationDB web site indicated that the company has "evolved" its mission and would no longer offer downloads of the software.

Features:

  • Ordered key-value store
  • Transactions
  • ACID properties
  • Layers
  • Commodity clusters
  • Replication
  • Scalability
  • Systems supported
  • Programming language bindings

FoundationDB’s attractiveness came in the speed at which it handled ACID-compliant transactions and coupled that with strong scalability. FoundationDB hosted a booth at TechCrunch Disrupt SF in 2012, where we first wrote about its approach to a modern NoSQL database and its ‘NoSQL, YesACID’ motto. FoundationDB’s latest engine, which was covered by TC Columnist Jon Evans late last year, scaled up 14.4 million random writes per second. ​

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