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DBMS > Fauna vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Valentina Server

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#276  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servervalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MicrosoftParadigma Software
Initial release2014200519891999
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20195.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
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
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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