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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. MonetDB vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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.A relational database management system that stores data in columnsKey-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
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.83
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#116  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#284  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.monetdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperFauna, Inc.MonetDB BVSTS Soft SC
Initial release201420042011
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaCC#
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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FaunaDBMonetDBSTSdb
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersShiftX
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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