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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. LokiJS vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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.In-memory JavaScript DBMSKey-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
Document storeKey-value store
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Score1.79
Rank#128  Overall
#20  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#304  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperFauna, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release201420142011
Current release4.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaScriptC#
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes 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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJavaScript API.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScriptC#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptno
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 replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnono
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FaunaDBLokiJSSTSdb
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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