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DBMS > Citus vs. Manticore Search vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Manticore Search vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryRelational DBMS
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Score3.11
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#336  Overall
#22  Search engines
Score29.20
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#273  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.commanticoresearch.compostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.commanual.manticoresearch.compostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperManticore Software
Initial release2010201720052009
Current release8.1, December 20184.2, December 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesFixed schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyesyes
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 functionalityCan index from XMLyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryyes infobased on PostgreSQLnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes infobased on PostgreSQLno

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