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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score1.33
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#237  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#359  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comrockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.RocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release201420192011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageScalaC++C#
Server operating systemshostedhostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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