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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. HarperDB vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  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.A distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.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
Document storeKey-value store
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Score1.83
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#229  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#284  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comharperdb.iogithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperFauna, Inc.HarperDBSTS Soft SC
Initial release201420172011
Current release2.3.1, January 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaNode.jsC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON data typesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like data manipulation statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusternone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definednone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
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 controlAccess rights for users and rolesno
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FaunaDBHarperDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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HarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Use cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersShiftX
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A few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,300 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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HarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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