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DBMS > Citus vs. JanusGraph vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. JanusGraph vs. SpaceTime

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.09
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#128  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comjanusgraph.orgwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comdocs.janusgraph.org
DeveloperLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusMireo
Initial release201020172020
Current release8.1, December 20180.6.3, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Clojure
Java
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Fixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serveryes

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