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DBMS > Citus vs. KairosDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. KairosDB vs. Titan

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  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.
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.18
Rank#152  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#195  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201020132012
Current release8.1, December 20181.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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 functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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