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DBMS > Fauna vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Yaacomo

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score7.15
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperFauna, Inc.GoogleMicrosoftQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2014201420152009
Current release2.1.12, February 2017V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafarihostedAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScript.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnoyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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