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Fauna Blog Technical Highlights of 2018

Going into a new year, it’s important to review where you’ve come from. In 2017, Fauna established itself in the serverless ecosystem. In 2018, FaunaDB’s relational capabilities brought in high-value workloads like distributed led...

Introducing Fauna Shell

Back in April, our team got together with the goal of assessing the current status of FaunaDB to try to see which areas we wanted to improve next. This group was a mix of people who had been at Fauna since the beginning, and peopl...

Verifying Transactional Consistency with Jepsen

Update March 2019, see the results of our Jepsen testing here.I’d like to give an update on our efforts to verify FaunaDB’s transactional correctness guarantees. FaunaDB is a mission critical NoSQL database. Most database technol...

The Life of a FaunaDB Query

FaunaDB is a transactional NoSQL database for mission critical data. The engineering team at Fauna, tasked with building the next generation of high-performance scalable databases, identified three criteria in FaunaDB’s design pha...

Spanner vs. Calvin: Distributed Consistency at Scale

Daniel J. Abadiis an Associate Professor at Yale University. He does research primarily in database system architecture and implementation. He received a Ph.D. from MIT and a M.Phil from Cambridge. Introduction In 2012, two re...

Dive Into FaunaDB With Our Technical Whitepaper

How do you build a database like FaunaDB? Since our FaunaDBcloud launcha few weeks ago, the community has been asking for deep technical insight into how FaunaDB is designed and implemented. A comment by mdasen on Hacker News sum...