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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. MySQL vs. Oracle Rdb
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|Name||FaunaDB Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||Oracle Rdb Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicity||Widely used open source RDBMS|
|Primary database model||Document store|
Time Series DBMS
|Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Fauna, Inc.||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)|
|Current release||8.0.18, October 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||Scala||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||Linux||FreeBSD|
|HP Open VMS|
|Data scheme||schema-free||yes||Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||RESTful HTTP API||ADO.NET|
Proprietary native API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions||yes proprietary syntax|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning consistent hashing||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Masterless||Master-master replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||yes, on a single node|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||Identity management, authentication, and access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles|
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|Specific characteristics||Serverless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...|
|Competitive advantages||Document-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...|
|Key customers||Nextdoor ShiftX|
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