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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Fauna

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Fauna (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.
Primary database modelEvent StoreDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.83
Rank#189  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comfauna.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.fauna.com
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedFauna, Inc.
Initial release20122014
Current release21.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access control
More information provided by the system vendor
EventStoreDBFauna
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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ShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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