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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Fauna vs. FileMaker

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsFauna (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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelKey-value 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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Score7.49
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score49.13
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgfauna.comwww.claris.com/­filemaker
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.FileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release200920141983
Current release3.8.1, September 201919, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostediOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services
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EhcacheFaunaFileMaker
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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