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DBMS > Fauna vs. IBM Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. IBM Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.51
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBM
Initial release201420102017
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageScalaErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
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 controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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