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DBMS > Fauna vs. Heroic vs. OpenQM vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Heroic vs. OpenQM vs. Weaviate

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSSearch engine
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Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitefauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.openqm.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SpotifyMartin PhillipsSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2014201419932017
Current release3.4-121.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infowith some exceptionsyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelOpenID Connect Discovery
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