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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. AlaSQL vs. Fauna vs. LeanXcale

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. AlaSQL vs. Fauna vs. LeanXcale

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLJavaScript DBMS libraryFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#330  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netalasql.orgfauna.comwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.fauna.com
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Andrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFauna, Inc.LeanXcale
Initial release2016201420142015
Current release2.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScriptScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScriptC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AgensGraphAlaSQLFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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