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

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Key-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 store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score1.64
Rank#126  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.10
Rank#92  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score0.19
Rank#287  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfauna.comwww.gridgain.comrocksdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.Facebook, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release20182014200720132011
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.16.15.5 , February 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaJava, C++, .NetC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nono
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDyesno
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 controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnono
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DolphinDBFaunaGridGainRocksDBSTSdb
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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