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

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 IgniteKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.84
Rank#186  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#137  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#136  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score1.64
Rank#126  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#287  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfauna.comgeode.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
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.STS Soft SC
Initial release20182014200220072011
Current release1.1, February 2017GridGain 8.5.14.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaJavaJava, C++, .NetC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (OQL)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
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
.NET Client API
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
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnonoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 implementationsno
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DolphinDBFaunaGeodeGridGainSTSdb
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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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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