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

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Fauna 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 robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelEvent StoreDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Multivalue 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
Score1.70
Rank#132  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.eventstore.comfauna.comwww.jbase.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.fauna.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedFauna, Inc.ZumasysScyllaDB
Initial release2012201419912015
Current release21.2, February 20215.7Scylla 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 languageScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
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
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
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 functionsyesyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesselectable 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 datayesyesyes
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 controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
EventStoreDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBjBASEScyllaDB
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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Conferences and events

How Application-Level Priority Management Keeps Latency Low And Throughput High
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Critical Attributes for a High-Performance, Low-Latency Database
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Scylla University LIVE (Americas)
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Scylla University LIVE (EMEA and APAC)
Instructor-led NoSQL database training / 8AM-12AM UTC, 10 November 2021

Scylla Virtual Workshop
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Scylla Summit 2022
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Virtual Conference, 6-7 October 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

EventStoreDB 20.10 Released with Support for gRPC and Improved Security
7 January 2021, InfoQ.com

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5 August 2020, InfoQ.com

AxonDB, a New Implementation of an Event Store
27 February 2018, InfoQ.com

Series A funding for Event Store | South West | Insider Media
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23 October 2021, Puck77

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Zumasys Acquires Two Software Companies to Extend jBASE
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5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

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