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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Memcached

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#61  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score26.25
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score25.67
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201420132003
Current release2.0.2, November 20201.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsno
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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FaunaDBInfluxDBMemcached
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersShiftX
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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