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

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 BorlandColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
Wide column store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.scylladb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasehelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.EmbarcaderoSAP, formerly SybaseScyllaDBSimer Plaha
Initial release20141984199420152018
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageScalaCC++Scala
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesyes, Luano
Triggersnoyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change ViewsSAP/Sybase Replication Serverselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsAtomic execution of 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.noyesnoyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBInterbaseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQScyllaDBSwayDB
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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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