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DBMS > EJDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. FaunaDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 simplicityPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
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
Websiteejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
DeveloperSoftmotionsFauna, Inc.Teradata
Initial release201220142005
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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 infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsR packages
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMasterlessyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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