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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. NSDb vs. Redis

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.83
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score154.15
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comnsdb.ioredis.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comnsdb.io/­Architectureredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release201420172009
Current release6.2.0 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJava, ScalaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringpartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoLua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
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 controlSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
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FaunaDBNSDbRedis
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersShiftX
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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