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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Ehcache vs. Fauna

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsFauna (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 modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.20
Rank#157  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score7.49
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.ehcache.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperAltibaseTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.
Initial release199920092014
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.8.1, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++JavaScala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 SQLANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JCacheRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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