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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Splunk vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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.Analytics Platform for Big DataA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score91.61
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.59
Rank#227  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.splunk.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Splunk Inc.VictoriaMetrics
Initial release201420032018
Current releasev1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP RESTGraphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and roles
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FaunaSplunkVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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High performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Specifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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When the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersShiftX
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Grammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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VictoriaMetrics comes in two versions: an open source version and an Enterprise version....
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