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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Snowflake

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#75  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.36
Rank#98  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgfauna.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201220142014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMasterlessyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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