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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Interbase vs. RocksDB vs. SAP IQ vs. ScyllaDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
Wide column store
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Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitefauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaserocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.EmbarcaderoFacebook, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseScyllaDB
Initial release20141984201319942015
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20196.27.3, December 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageScalaCC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possiblenonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenoyesyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change ViewsnoneSAP/Sybase Replication Serverselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesnoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBInterbaseRocksDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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