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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. STSdb vs. YugabyteDB

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column 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
Score0.14
Rank#290  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score1.18
Rank#157  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFauna, Inc.STS Soft SCYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201420112017
Current release4.0.8, September 20152.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC#C and C++
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client APIYCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlnoyes
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FaunaDBSTSdbYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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