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...

Can MongoDB Really Deliver ACID?

MongoDB has become a very popular database. To be quite honest, I hadn’t noticed MongoDB’s rise in popularity over the past few years. This is largely due to the fact that I had been on the transactional side of data management an...

Survive Cloud Vendor Crashes with Netlify and FaunaDB

I recently posted about FaunaDB’s unified data model, and how we take advantage of our global ACID transactions as a foundation for users to interact with the data, using the correct query model for their applications. This week, ...

Introduction to FaunaDB Clusters

FaunaDB is a mission critical, NoSQL database architected specifically for operationally distributed environments. The database focuses on six key principles: ACID transactions, global scale, reliability, operational simplicity, s...

Data Security in the Age of Serverless Apps

Cloud native deployments without cloud-native technology can increase the chances of unexpected access to services and data. In 2017, 26,000 unsecured MongoDB instances were deleted in addition to other high-profile breaches. A cl...