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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. WakandaDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna 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.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.38
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#73  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score2.57
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score22.46
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefauna.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014SymasMicrosoftWakanda SAS
Initial release20142012201120162012
Current release0.9.29, March 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaCC++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
CC#
Java
PHP
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'noTransact SQLyes
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoyesyes

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