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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. jBASE vs. ScyllaDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.High performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Multivalue DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#132  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitefauna.comwww.gigaspaces.comwww.jbase.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Gigaspaces TechnologiesZumasysScyllaDB
Initial release2014200019912015
Current release15.5, September 20205.7Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptionalyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyesyes, Lua
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.noyesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlRole-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBGigaSpaces InsightEdgejBASEScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Conferences and events

Critical Attributes for a High-Performance, Low-Latency Database
Webinar, 10am PDT / 1pm EDT / 7pm CEST, 28 October 2021

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Instructor-led NoSQL database training / 9AM-1PM PT, 9 November 2021

Scylla University LIVE (EMEA and APAC)
Instructor-led NoSQL database training / 8AM-12AM UTC, 10 November 2021

Scylla Virtual Workshop
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Scylla Summit 2022
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