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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Fauna vs. Splunk

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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.Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
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Score1.11
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score91.61
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comfauna.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.fauna.comdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAltibaseFauna, Inc.Splunk Inc.
Initial release199920142003
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and roles
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AltibaseFaunaSplunk
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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