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Pros of Fauna
Pros of Hasura
  • 3
    Generous free tier
  • 2
    Also supports SQL, CQL
  • 2
    Removes server provisioning or maintenance
  • 2
    No more n+1 problems (+ GraphQL)
  • 2
    Works well with GraphQL
  • 2
    Low latency global CDN's
  • 2
    100% ACID
  • 20
    Fast
  • 16
    Easy GraphQL subscriptions
  • 14
    Automatically generates your GraphQL schema
  • 14
    Easy setup of relationships and permissions
  • 13
    Minimal learning curve
  • 12
    No back-end code required
  • 11
    Works with new and existing databases
  • 10
    Great UX
  • 10
    Instant production ready GraphQL
  • 3
    Simple
  • 2
    Low usage of resources

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Cons of Fauna
Cons of Hasura
  • 1
    Must keep app secrets encrypted
  • 1
    Log stack traces to avoid improper exception handling
  • 1
    Susceptible to DDoS (& others) use timeouts throttling
  • 2
    Cumbersome validations

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What is Fauna?

Escape the boundaries imposed by legacy databases with a data API that is simple to adopt, highly productive to use, and offers the capabilities that your business needs, without the operational pain typically associated with databases.

What is Hasura?

An open source GraphQL engine that deploys instant, realtime GraphQL APIs on any Postgres database.

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What are some alternatives to Fauna and Hasura?
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
CockroachDB
It allows you to deploy a database on-prem, in the cloud or even across clouds, all as a single store. It is a simple and straightforward bridge to your future, cloud-based data architecture.
Cassandra
Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.
MongoDB
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
FoundationDB
FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.
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