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DBMS > Fauna vs. FoundationDB vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. FoundationDB vs. OrigoDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
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.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#24  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#52  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.foundationdb.orgorigodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comapple.github.io/­foundationdborigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFauna, Inc.FoundationDBRobert Friberg et al
Initial release201420132009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsin SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersnonoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlydepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnoRole based authorization

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