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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. GraphDB vs. GridGain vs. Redis vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFaunaDB 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.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteIn-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
RDF store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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
Trend Chart
Score2.01
Rank#126  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.05
Rank#125  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score2.31
Rank#119  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score153.63
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.12
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.gridgain.comredis.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperFauna, Inc.OntotextGridGain Systems, Inc.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSTS Soft SC
Initial release20142000200720092011
Current release9.4, September 2020GridGain 8.5.16.0.9, October 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaJava, C++, .NetCC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyespartial 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 functionsJava Server Pluginyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Luano
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionno
More information provided by the system vendor
FaunaDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMGridGainRedisSTSdb
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersShiftX
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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