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DBMS > Fauna vs. Ignite vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Ignite vs. PostGIS

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  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.Spatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score32.44
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitefauna.comignite.apache.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201420152005
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.63.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functions
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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