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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Fauna vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Fauna 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.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score5.66
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyfauna.comrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.fauna.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFauna, Inc.RocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release1997201420192011
Current release10.16.1.1, May 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++C#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedhostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnodynamic typingyes 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.yesnono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBRocksetSTSdb
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