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DBMS > FaunaDB vs. Geode vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. Geode vs. TimesTen

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.61
Rank#191  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#93  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comgeode.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Originally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201420021998
Current release1.1, February 201711 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (OQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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FaunaDBGeodeTimesTen
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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