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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Fauna vs. TypeDB

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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.TypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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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
Score0.81
Rank#192  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgfauna.comgrakn.ai
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGFauna, Inc.Grakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release200920142016
Current release3.8.1, September 20192.0, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJCacheRESTful HTTP APIconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACID
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 controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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EhcacheFaunaTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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