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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Nebula Graph vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Heroic vs. Nebula Graph vs. Titan

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  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.
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.67
Rank#187  Overall
#29  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#299  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
titan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.nebula-graph.iogithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyVesoft Inc.Aurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2016201420192012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes infousing RocksDByes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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BigchainDBHeroicNebula GraphTitan
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linear scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received over a thousand stars...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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