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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Fauna vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Fauna 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.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-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
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.62
Rank#144  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#234  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#347  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfauna.comrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.fauna.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFauna, Inc.RocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release2018201420192011
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++ScalaC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedhostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnodynamic typingyes 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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDnono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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