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DBMS > Fauna vs. GridGain vs. NuoDB vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. GridGain vs. NuoDB vs. STSdb

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
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Score1.49
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.64
Rank#128  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#160  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.gridgain.comnuodb.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2014200720132011
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.14.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaJava, C++, .NetC++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Java, SQLno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)yes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocolno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersno
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FaunaGridGainNuoDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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