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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. RavenDB vs. Spark SQL vs. YugabyteDB

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
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Score3.47
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFatCloudHibernating RhinosApache Software FoundationYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2012201020142017
Current release5.3, November 20213.2.0, October 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C#ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC#.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsyesnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark CoreHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenoyes
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FatDBRavenDBSpark SQLYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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