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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. OpenEdge

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  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.Application development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#63  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Progress Software Corporation
Initial release20141984
Current releaseOpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUsers and groups
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FaunaOpenEdge
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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