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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. JaguarDB vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.52
Rank#137  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score4.35
Rank#79  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#334  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score19.20
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score26.46
Rank#29  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comcloud.google.com/­datastorewww.datajaguar.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.GoogleDataJaguar, Inc.IBMSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20142008201520002014
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux infoincluded in appliancehosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, details hereyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (GQL)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsusing Google App Enginenoyesuser defined functions
TriggersnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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FaunaGoogle Cloud DatastoreJaguarDBNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSnowflake
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersShiftX
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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