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DBMS > Fauna vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Prometheus vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Prometheus vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 DBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverprometheus.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverprometheus.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperFauna, Inc.MicrosoftSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2014198920151992
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.noyesno infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
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
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes infoby FederationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate 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 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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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