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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Fauna vs. ObjectBox vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Fauna vs. ObjectBox vs. Transbase

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSFauna 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.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Object oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#325  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iofauna.comobjectbox.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.fauna.comdocs.objectbox.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Fauna, Inc.ObjectBox LimitedTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2016201420171987
Current releaseTransbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageGoScalaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary native APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and serverSource-replica replication
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 integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBObjectBoxTransbase
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