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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Rockset vs. SpatiaLite vs. STSdb

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 RocksDBSpatial extension of SQLiteKey-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 storeSpatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score1.70
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comrockset.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.rockset.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.RocksetAlessandro FurieriSTS Soft SC
Initial release2014201920082011
Current release5.0.0, August 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C++C#
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-lessWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyesyes 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 supportedno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesno
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 functionsnonono
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingAutomatic shardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolenono

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