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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. Hazelcast vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  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 widely adopted in-memory data gridKey-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 storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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Score1.83
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score9.09
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.18
Rank#284  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comhazelcast.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperFauna, Inc.HazelcastSTS Soft SC
Initial release201420082011
Current release4.1.1, December 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsno
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 infoReplicated Mapnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
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 controlRole-based access controlno
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FaunaDBHazelcastSTSdb
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersShiftX
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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