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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Databend vs. Fauna

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonDatabend  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryAn open-source, elastic, and workload-aware cloud data warehouse designed to meet businesses' massive-scale analytics needs at low cost and with low complexityFauna 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 modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.46
Rank#260  Overall
#40  Document stores
#121  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#287  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­datafuselabs/­databend
www.databend.com
fauna.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­AlaSQL/­alasqldocs.databend.comdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffDatabend LabsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201420212014
Current release1.0.59, April 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptRustScala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Linux
macOS
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APICLI Client
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user rolesIdentity management, authentication, and access control

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