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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. GridGain vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteKey-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
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#61  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#117  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#58  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#285  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.gridgain.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201420072011
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.14.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJava, C++, .NetC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno
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FaunaDBGridGainSTSdb
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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