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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Fauna vs. Kingbase vs. SwayDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityFauna 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.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.73
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#264  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#346  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comfauna.comwww.kingbase.com.cnswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.fauna.combbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
DeveloperCognitectFauna, Inc.BeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release2012201419992018
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureScalaC and JavaScala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoStandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peershorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBKingbaseSwayDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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