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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. CouchDB vs. GRAKN.AI vs. PouchDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.12
Rank#273  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
#127  Relational DBMS
Score18.13
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.27
Rank#249  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#116  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitebitnine.netcouchdb.apache.orggrakn.aipouchdb.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledev.grakn.ai/­docspouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGrakn Labs LtdApache Software FoundationTeradata
Initial release20162005201620122005
Current release2.1, December 20182.3.1, March 20191.6.2, January 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCErlangJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonononoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptnoView functions in JavaScriptR packages
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoby using CassandraSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AgensGraphCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"GRAKN.AIPouchDBTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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