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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. HugeGraph vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HugeGraph vs. Titan

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#307  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­hugegraphtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBaiduAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201420182012
Current release0.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Unix
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobsyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparkyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoedges in graphyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers, roles and permissionsUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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