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DBMS > Fauna vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Milvus vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Milvus vs. MySQL

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  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.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial 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
Score1.80
Rank#128  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#257  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irismilvus.iowww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperFauna, Inc.InterSystemsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release2014201820191995
Current release2021.1, June 20211.0, March 20218.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Go
Java
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica 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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 controlyesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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