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DBMS > Apache Phoenix vs. Fauna vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. MySQL

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

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseFauna 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 casesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.26
Rank#94  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.fauna.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFauna, Inc.IBMOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2014201420171995
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20192.08.0.28, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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