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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. CockroachDB vs. Fauna

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Fauna 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 DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.26
Rank#175  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score6.39
Rank#60  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#155  Overall
#28  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.cockroachlabs.comfauna.com
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docswww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncCockroach LabsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201520152014
Current release3.1.0, July 202023.1.1, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaGoScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFThorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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Apache KylinCockroachDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosPayment processing, user account management, metadata management, identity access...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, Netflix, LUSH, Bose, Shipt,...
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Market metrics12K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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