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DBMS > Fauna vs. HyperSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. HyperSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  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.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comhsqldb.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperFauna, Inc.InterSystems
Initial release201420012018
Current release2.6.1, October 20212021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava, SQLyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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