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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. OpenSearch vs. SwayDB

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.A distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.48
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score16.64
Rank#35  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
swaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Amazon Web ServicesSimer Plaha
Initial release201420212018
Current release2.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaScala
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlno
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBOpenSearchSwayDB
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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