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

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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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
Score1.64
Rank#128  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#160  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfauna.comwww.gridgain.comnuodb.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2018201420072013
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ScalaJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Java, SQL
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)yes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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 infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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DolphinDBFaunaGridGainNuoDB
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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