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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
GeoSpock seems to be discontinued. Therefore it will be excluded from the DB-Engines 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.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score77.99
Rank#16  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comgeospock.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­products/­azure-sql/­database
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperFauna, Inc.GeoSpockMicrosoft
Initial release20142010
Current release2.0, September 2019V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
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Implementation languageScalaJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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