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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. LMDB vs. OrientDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)A 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
Key-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
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Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdborientdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperFauna, Inc.SymasOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPTerark
Initial release2014201120102016
Current release0.9.29, March 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaCJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJava, Javascriptno
TriggersnonoHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnoAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno

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