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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. PouchDB vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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.Widely used in-process key-value storeJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBKey-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
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Document storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.91
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#89  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.14
Rank#290  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlpouchdb.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleApache Software FoundationSTS Soft SC
Initial release2014199420122011
Current release18.1 (Core), June 20187.1.1, June 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)JavaScriptC#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononoyes 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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
JavaScriptC#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnonono
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FaunaDBOracle Berkeley DBPouchDBSTSdb
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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