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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb
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|Name||Fauna previously named FaunaDB Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||Oracle Rdb 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.||Widely used open source RDBMS|
|Primary database model||Document store|
Time Series DBMS
|Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Fauna, Inc.||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)|
|Current release||8.0.31, October 2022||220.127.116.11, 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||no||no|
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|Implementation language||Scala||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||hosted||FreeBSD|
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|Data scheme||schema-free||yes||Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes||yes|
|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|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||RESTful HTTP API||ADO.NET|
Proprietary native API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions||yes proprietary syntax|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning consistent hashing||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication||Multi-source replication|
|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||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||yes, on a single node|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||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||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||Identity management, authentication, and access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles|
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