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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. FileMaker vs. Heroic vs. SingleStore

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.53
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score50.28
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score5.06
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.FileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSpotifySingleStore Inc.
Initial release2014198320142013
Current release19.3.1, June 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
PHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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