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

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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.Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitespark.apache.org/­sqlterminusdb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#docs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFatCloudApache Software FoundationDataChemist Ltd.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release2012201420182017
Current release3.2.0, October 202110.0.21, March 20222.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3Open 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#ScalaProlog, RustC and C++
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (WOQL)yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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#Java
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsnoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infovia applicationsnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, utilizing Spark CoreGraph PartitioningHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneJournaling StreamsBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes 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 applicationsnoRole-based access controlyes
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FatDBSpark SQLTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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