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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. HBase vs. Weaviate

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.56
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score41.97
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.16
Rank#300  Overall
#20  Search engines
Websitefauna.comhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comhbase.apache.orgweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201420082017
Current release2.3.4, January 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACOpenID Connect Discovery
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBHBaseWeaviate
Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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