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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Kingbase vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. SwayDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.Widely used in-process key-value storeAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.70
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#256  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#380  Overall
#62  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#334  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.kingbase.com.cnwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlswaydb.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.combbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperFauna, Inc.BeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSimer PlahaTerark
Initial release20141999199420182016
Current releaseV8.0, August 202118.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageScalaC and JavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)ScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnonono
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.noyesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoStandard with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnonono
Triggersnoyesyes infoonly for the SQL APInono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonono
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBKingbaseOracle Berkeley DBSwayDBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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