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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Fauna vs. Geode vs. GridGain

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageFauna (previously named 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.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score0.90
Rank#180  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score1.49
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#130  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score1.64
Rank#128  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfauna.comgeode.apache.orgwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.fauna.comgeode.apache.org/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFauna, Inc.Originally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release2018201420022007
Current release1.1, February 2017GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (OQL)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights per client and object definableSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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DolphinDBFaunaGeodeGridGain
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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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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