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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Rockset
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|Name||Fauna previously named FaunaDB Xexclude from comparison||Microsoft Azure SQL Database formerly SQL Azure Xexclude from comparison||Rockset Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Fauna 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.||Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server||A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB|
|Primary database model||Document store|
Time Series DBMS
|Relational DBMS||Document store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||commercial||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||yes||yes|
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|Server operating systems||hosted||hosted||hosted|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes||dynamic typing|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes||no ingestion from XML files supported|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes||all fields are automatically indexed|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes||Read-only SQL queries, including JOINs|
|APIs and other access methods||RESTful HTTP API||ADO.NET|
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions||Transact SQL||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning consistent hashing||Automatic sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication||yes, with always 3 replicas available||yes|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||Identity management, authentication, and access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Access rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console|
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|Fauna previously named FaunaDB||Microsoft Azure SQL Database formerly SQL Azure||Rockset|
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