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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#212  Overall
#29  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#102  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201420131994
Current release1.7.6, April 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaGoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
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 infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonoyes infoonly for the SQL API
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 nodesMasterlessselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
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 dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
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FaunaDBInfluxDBOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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InfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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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 scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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InfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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