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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. JaguarDB vs. Lovefield

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  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.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.77
Rank#149  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#379  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score0.48
Rank#271  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.datajaguar.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperFauna, Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.Google
Initial release201420152014
Current release2.9.4 September 20182.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlrights management via user accountsno

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