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FaunaDB System Properties

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NameFaunaDB
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.17
Rank#241  Overall
#28  Document stores
Websitefauna.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentation
DeveloperFauna, Inc.
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterless
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access control

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Recent citations in the news

Introducing FaunaDB Serverless Cloud
14 June 2017, InfoQ.com

FaunaDB: A New Distributed Database from the Team That Scaled Twitter
26 March 2017, InfoQ.com

Fauna Launches FaunaDB Serverless Cloud, The First Serverless Database
15 March 2017, PR Newswire (press release)

How to Turn Your Data into an API with FaunaDB and GraphQL
3 September 2017, ProgrammableWeb

Developer Edition Of FaunaDB Enters Preview
31 August 2017, iProgrammer

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