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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Fauna vs. NSDb

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series 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
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgfauna.comnsdb.io
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.comnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.
Initial release200920142017
Current release3.8.1, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 approachyesUsing Apache Lucene
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 control
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EhcacheFaunaNSDb
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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