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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. SpatiaLite vs. STSdb

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  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.Spatial 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
Spatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.70
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#72  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score2.37
Rank#125  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Alessandro FurieriSTS Soft SC
Initial release201420082011
Current release5.0.0, August 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C#
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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 controlnono

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