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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. GBase vs. MySQL vs. Quasardb

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Widely used open source RDBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APITime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial 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
Score1.04
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.gbase8a.comwww.mysql.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdev.mysql.com/­docdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sunquasardb
Initial release201419952009
Current releaseGBase 8a8.0.26, July 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infointeger and binary
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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FaunaGBaseMySQLQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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