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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Tarantool

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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.In-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Mail.ru Group
Initial release20142008
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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