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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. MySQL vs. VoltDB

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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.Widely used open source RDBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1264.25
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.mysql.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201419952010
Current release8.0.21, 20209.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++Java, C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntaxJava
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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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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