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DBMS > Fauna vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. GeoMesa vs. Heroic vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.63
Rank#139  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score3.87
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.geomesa.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperFauna, Inc.CCRi and othersSpotifySybase, SAP
Initial release2014201420141993
Current release3.1.1, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaScalaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingdepending on storage layerShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationdepending on storage layeryesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.nodepending on storage layernono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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