FaunaDB: A Guide for Relational Users

We are pleased to announce a new white paper to follow up on Fauna CEO Evan Weaver's recent modern history of NoSQL database solutions (Back to the future with Relational NoSQL published in InfoQ). This new white paper is now avai...

Introducing Endpoints

When we introduced the Fauna Shell, one of our goals was to make FaunaDB easier to use. In that article, we showed you how to get started with FaunaDB by using our serverless cloudoffering. Of course, we want to offer more, transf...

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...

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...