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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Interbase vs. ScyllaDB vs. SpaceTime

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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 BorlandCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.scylladb.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.EmbarcaderoScyllaDBMireo
Initial release2014198420152020
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaCC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
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
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, Luano
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationInterbase Change Viewsselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.noyesyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes
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FaunaInterbaseScyllaDBSpaceTime
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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