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

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 IgniteKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score1.64
Rank#126  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#287  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Score21.30
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfauna.comwww.gridgain.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.STS Soft SCVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20182014200720112005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.14.0.8, September 2015Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageC++ScalaJava, C++, .NetC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
WindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client APIADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP 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
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)noneMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDnoACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersShiftX
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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