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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Redis vs. Rockset vs. STSdb

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 storeIn-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.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBKey-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
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.01
Rank#126  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.77
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score153.63
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score0.52
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlredis.iorockset.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlredis.io/­documentationdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsRocksetSTS Soft SC
Initial release20141994200920192011
Current release18.1 (Core), June 20186.0.9, October 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageScalaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)CC++C#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
hostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonopartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesdynamic typingyes 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 editionnono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith RediSearch moduleall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolHTTP REST.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
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoLuanono
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APInonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneShardingAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
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 controlnoSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno
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FaunaDBOracle Berkeley DBRedisRocksetSTSdb
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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