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DBMS > Citus vs. Graph Engine vs. TempoIQ vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Graph Engine vs. TempoIQ vs. TerarkDB

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.48
Rank#139  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#190  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.graphengine.iotempoiq.com (offline)github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftTempoIQTerark
Initial release2010201020122016
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC.NET and CC++
Server operating systemsLinux.NET
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynonono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnonono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesnono
Triggersyesnoyes infoRealtime Alertsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access controlno

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