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DBMS > Fauna vs. GBase vs. Sequoiadb vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. GBase vs. Sequoiadb vs. TiDB

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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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
Score0.45
Rank#245  Overall
#38  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.gbase8a.comwww.sequoiadb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Sequoiadb Ltd.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201420132016
Current releaseGBase 8a5.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDDocument is locked during a transactionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple password-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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FaunaGBaseSequoiadbTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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