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Relational NoSQL: Yes, that is an option

Recently, I had a conversation with someone who knows databases and database management systems very well. I had asked him for his technical opinion about FaunaDB and his comments provoked a very lively discussion. His main rese...

Serve your FaunaDB single page app from IPFS

IPFS is a distributed file system for the web. It uses content-addressing so that popular content is served by more peers, instead of overwhelming a single source. This also means content is validated by clients and can be receive...

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...

FaunaDB: Single Node Free for Commercial Use

FaunaDB is not open source, but we want to make it as easy as possible for everybody to try it out, build real apps, and learn what makes our architecture and database so special. Recently, we updated our Serverless Cloud pricing...

Setting up a new Fauna Cluster using Docker

Every Oracle DBA will have a RAC setup story to tell. It can range from the time it took, the patches they had to install midway, or not being able to connect to the database for no apparent reason. Having lived through these expe...

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...