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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Fauna vs. Interbase vs. ScyllaDB

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelEvent StoreDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.93
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.eventstore.comfauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedFauna, Inc.EmbarcaderoScyllaDB
Initial release2012201419842015
Current release21.2, February 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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).Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageScalaCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change Viewsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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EventStoreDBFaunaInterbaseScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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