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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Fauna

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsFauna 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
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasefauna.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.
Initial release201419792014
Current releaseV3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptANSI C, C++Scala
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infowhen using SQLyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Identity management, authentication, and access control

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