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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Prometheus vs. QuestDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.Open-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitefauna.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseprometheus.ioquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseprometheus.io/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014QuestDB Limited
Initial release2014201220152014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaGoJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoby FederationConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesno
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBFirebase Realtime DatabasePrometheusQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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