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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. FaunaDB vs. mSQL vs. STSdb

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.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.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
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Score16.35
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.91
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.75
Rank#130  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#290  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgfauna.comhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.fauna.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFauna, Inc.Hughes TechnologiesSTS Soft SC
Initial release2005201419942011
Current release3.1.1 , September 20204.2, April 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangScalaCC#
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0horizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnono
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"FaunaDBmSQL infoMini SQLSTSdb
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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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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