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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)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.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score9.04
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.26
Rank#264  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score1.91
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
DeveloperDataStaxSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201120122014
Current release6.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaCScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
server-lesshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
in-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"nonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Flexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Native GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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