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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. TerarkDB

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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
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Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#323  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Terark
Initial release20142016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageScalaC++
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 controlno
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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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