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System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Faircom DB vs. Fauna vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Fauna (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.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#116  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#323  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfauna.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.Terark
Initial release2012197920142016
Current releaseV12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hosted
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnono
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 indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanotunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno
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Amazon CloudSearchFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFaunaTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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