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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. FaunaDB vs. STSdb

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  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.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.Key-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
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.04
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#284  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbyfauna.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.fauna.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFauna, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release199720142011
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBFaunaDBSTSdb
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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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBFaunaDBSTSdb
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