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DBMS > Citus vs. Fauna vs. GeoSpock

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Fauna vs. GeoSpock

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLFauna 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.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scale
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score2.21
Rank#118  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comfauna.comgeospock.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.GeoSpock
Initial release20102014
Current release8.1, December 20182.0, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
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Implementation languageCScalaJava, Javascript
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyestemporal, categorical
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
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.user defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per table

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