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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. HyperSQL vs. SingleStore

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 HSQLDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score5.04
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comhsqldb.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release201420012013
Current release2.6.1, October 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava, SQLyes
Triggersnoyesno
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 only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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