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DBMS > Fauna vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OpenEdge vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OpenEdge vs. Valentina Server

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSApplication development environment with integrated database management systemObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.63
Rank#139  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score954.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#72  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperFauna, Inc.MicrosoftProgress Software CorporationParadigma Software
Initial release2014198919841999
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019OpenEdge 12.2, March 20205.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoclose to SQL 92yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-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 integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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