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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Fauna

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#141  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitebitnine.netfauna.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Fauna, Inc.
Initial release20162014
Current release2.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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AgensGraphFauna
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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