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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. Fauna vs. Interbase

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringFauna 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 Borland
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#220  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score1.38
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#73  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.39
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.comfauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperMcObjectFauna, Inc.Embarcadero
Initial release200120141984
Current release8.2, 2021InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++ScalaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenono infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnoyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Multi-source replicationInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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eXtremeDBFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBInterbase
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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