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DBMS > Fauna vs. Heroic vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Heroic vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 ElasticSearchSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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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
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitefauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SpotifyAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201420142008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno

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