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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.48
Rank#208  Overall
#30  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#100  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#311  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitefauna.comterminusdb.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationterminusdb.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperFauna, Inc.DataChemist Ltd.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release201420182011
Current release1.0, 20187.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaProlog, RustC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAny that supports .NET
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessJournaling Streams
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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
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 controlRole-based access controlBased on Windows Authentication
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FaunaDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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