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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. InfluxDB vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsKey-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
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.48
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#99  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#284  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperFauna, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201420132011
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial 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#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
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
C#
Java
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 nodesMasterlessselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
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 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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
FaunaDBInfluxDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 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 modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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