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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. jBASE vs. SAP IQ vs. ScyllaDB vs. Weaviate

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
Wide column store
Search engine
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Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitefauna.comwww.jbase.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.scylladb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasehelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.scylladb.comwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperFauna, Inc.ZumasysSAP, formerly SybaseScyllaDBSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20141991199420152017
Current release5.716.1 SPS04, April 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageScalaC++Go
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptionalyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyesyes, Luano
Triggersnoyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSAP/Sybase Replication Serverselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectOpenID Connect Discovery
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Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBjBASESAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQScyllaDBWeaviate
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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