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

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

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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 casesAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#248  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score91.61
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitefauna.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperFauna, Inc.IBMSplunk Inc.
Initial release201420172003
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
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
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
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 dataACIDnono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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FaunaIBM Db2 Event StoreSplunk
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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