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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. FaunaDB vs. GridGain

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageFaunaDB 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 Ignite
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.83
Rank#185  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#121  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comfauna.comwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release201820142007
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ScalaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 implementations
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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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