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DBMS > FaunaDB vs. Grakn vs. Redis vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. Grakn vs. Redis vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.In-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#191  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Score151.86
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.11
Rank#297  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comgrakn.airedis.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdev.grakn.ai/­docsredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Grakn LabsSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSTS Soft SC
Initial release2014201620092011
Current release1.8.3, September 20206.0.8, September 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaCC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoLuano
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoby using CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
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FaunaDBGraknRedisSTSdb
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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