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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Fauna vs. Geode

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.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.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processes
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.18
Rank#333  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
#145  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#72  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#128  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfauna.comgeode.apache.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comgeode.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.Originally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.
Initial release197920142002
Current releaseV12, November 20201.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfire
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also required
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language (OQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights per client and object definable
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBGeode
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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