Introduction

This section introduces Fauna as a database, and the high-level concepts that you need to understand to use it effectively.

What is Fauna?

Provides a high-level view of Fauna’s place in the serverless ecosystem.

What is a document-relational database?

Provides a description of Fauna’s data storage model, which combines the flexibility and familiarity of JSON documents with the relationships and querying power of a traditional relational database.

Key Concepts

Provides a summary of Fauna’s features.

Data model, querying, and security

Describes the various schema features that you can use to model your data in Fauna.

Planning your app

Outlines factors to consider when adopting or migrating to Fauna for your database needs.

FQL for SQL users

Provides a translation for a variety of common SQL query statements into their Fauna equivalents.

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