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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Machbase vs. TimescaleDB

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.53
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score3.41
Rank#89  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.machbase.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comendoc.machbase.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.MachbaseTimescale
Initial release201420132017
Current releaseV4.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaCC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FaunaMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersShiftX
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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