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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Ignite vs. InfinityDB vs. Interbase

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational 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
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comignite.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Apache Software FoundationBoiler Bay Inc.Embarcadero
Initial release2014201520021984
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.64.0InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++, Java, .NetJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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.noyesnono infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)noneInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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