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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Fauna vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseFauna (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.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.06
Rank#97  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#248  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.fauna.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFauna, Inc.IBM
Initial release201420142017
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20192.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache PhoenixFaunaIBM Db2 Event Store
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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