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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  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.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#251  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#211  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score45.45
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.postgres-xl.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperFauna, Inc.IBMSAP, Sybase
Initial release201420172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1987
Current release2.010 R1, October 201816.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++CC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functionsJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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