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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Fauna vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Fauna vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript 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 scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgfauna.comrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.fauna.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffFauna, Inc.Rockset
Initial release201420142019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptScalaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonodynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
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 controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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