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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. FileMaker vs. ScyllaDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Cassandra-compatible wide column storeA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.95
Rank#154  Overall
#23  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score54.16
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#108  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.90
Rank#159  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.filemaker.comwww.scylladb.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.scylladb.comdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.FileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleScyllaDB
Initial release2014198320152017
Current release18, May 2019Scylla Open Source 3.2.3, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxiOS
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
PHPC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
FaunaDBFileMakerScyllaDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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