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System Properties Comparison Faircom DB vs. Fauna vs. HEAVY.AI vs. LMDB vs. OrientDB

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NameFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.21
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score1.38
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#73  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score5.21
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfauna.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdborientdb.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comdocs.heavy.aiwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.HEAVY.AI, Inc.SymasOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release19792014201620112010
Current releaseV12, November 20205.10, January 20220.9.29, March 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaC++ and CUDACJava
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedLinuxAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyesnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsnonoJava, Javascript
TriggersyesnononoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoRound robinnoneSharding
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 replicationnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datatunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022LMDBOrientDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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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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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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