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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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.A multi-model DBMS and application serverEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.79
Rank#128  Overall
#20  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.71
Rank#90  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#45  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacherocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperFauna, Inc.InterSystemsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201419972013
Current release2017.2, October 20176.13.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno
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FaunaDBInterSystems CachéRocksDB
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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