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DBMS > Ehcache vs. Fauna vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Fauna vs. Transbase

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
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
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgfauna.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release200920141987
Current release3.8.1, September 2019Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
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 hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replicationSource-replica 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 ConsistencyImmediate 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 resourceACIDyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EhcacheFaunaTransbase
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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