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DBMS > AnzoGraph DB vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. Heroic

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.17
Rank#283  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
#13  RDF stores
Score0.83
Rank#180  Overall
#27  Document stores
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#226  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsSpotify
Initial release2018201620102014
Current release2.2, August 20208.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nonoyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.noyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-Clusterselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AnzoGraph DBBigchainDBCitusHeroic
Specific characteristicsAnzoGraph DB is a massively parallel processing (MPP) native graph database built...
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Competitive advantagesAnzoGraph DB’s flexible data model and analytical capabilities not only let you load...
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Typical application scenariosDevelopers can use AnzoGraph DB to build and execute data warehouse-style BI analytics...
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Key customersAnzograph DB has customers in biotech, pharma, financial services and other verticals.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnzoGraph DB is offered in a free edition , free for commercial use for workloads...
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