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FaunaDB is the only transactional NoSQL database that guarantees data correctness in global environments without operational complexity. Learn more about modern database best practices and distributed systems on our blog.

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 and MongoDB was clearly on the analytical/reporting side. MongoDB...

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Why strong consistency matters with event-driven architectures

Event-driven architectures are widely adopted patterns that model an application as a series of software components or services. Those services react to commands that represent business and/or user actions and result in events. Event-driven architectures help modern applications solve the challenges of scalability, auditability / traceability and immutability. These architectures...

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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, security and developer friendliness.   FaunaDB was built to scale horizontally within a datacenter for maximizing throughput while spanning globally distributed sites easily -...

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