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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Fauna vs. FoundationDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackFauna 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.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#180  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#156  Overall
#28  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#73  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#155  Overall
#27  Document stores
#26  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgfauna.comgithub.com/­apple/­foundationdb
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.fauna.comapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncFauna, Inc.FoundationDB
Initial release201520142013
Current release3.1.0, July 20206.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono infosome layers support typing
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)nosupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsin SQL-layer only
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer only
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno

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