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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Fauna

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSFauna (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 DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.20
Rank#157  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comfauna.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperAltibaseFauna, Inc.
Initial release19992014
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-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 SQLANSI SQL-92no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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AltibaseFauna
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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