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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. MySQL vs. NuoDB vs. Oracle

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesWidely used open source RDBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#191  Overall
#29  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#93  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#250  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score1266.28
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#160  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score1336.07
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.mysql.comwww.nuodb.comwww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldev.mysql.com/­docdoc.nuodb.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperFauna, Inc.IBMOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNuoDB, Inc.Oracle
Initial release20142017199520131980
Current release1.1.38.0.18, October 201919c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageScalaC++, ScalaC and C++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoproprietary syntaxJava, SQLPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenhorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessActive-active shard replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infotunable commit protocolACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes infoTemporary tableyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUser level access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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