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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. Hive vs. RDF4J

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicitydata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.69
Rank#180  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#89  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score86.05
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitefauna.comhive.apache.orgrdf4j.org
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201420122004
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno
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FaunaDBHiveRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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