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|Name||Fauna previously named FaunaDB Xexclude from comparison||HarperDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Fauna 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.||Ultra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.|
|Primary database model||Document store|
Time Series DBMS
|Current release||3.1, August 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||commercial free community edition available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||no|
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|Server operating systems||hosted||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free||dynamic schema|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes JSON data types|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||SQL-like data manipulation statements|
|APIs and other access methods||RESTful HTTP API||JDBC|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions||Custom Functions since release 3.1|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning consistent hashing||A table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication||yes the nodes on which a table resides can be defined|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||Atomic execution of specific operations|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes, using LMDB|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Identity management, authentication, and access control||Access rights for users and roles|
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