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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.01
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#75  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201020122014
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCScala
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-lessLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnoneMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control

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