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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Rockset vs. SpatiaLite

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
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Score1.88
Rank#139  Overall
#24  Document stores
#10  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score2.21
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitefauna.comrockset.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.rockset.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.RocksetAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201420192008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageScalaC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyes
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 indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonoyes
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 integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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 controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno

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