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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. PostGIS vs. TinkerGraph vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score3.11
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score29.20
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#273  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Score4.34
Rank#90  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.compostgis.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.compostgis.net/­documentationwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperRocket Software
Initial release2010200520091985
Current release8.1, December 20183.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCCJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptional
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 functionalityyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
TinkerPop 3Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Groovy
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
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 functionsnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoneSource-replica replication
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 integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptionalyes
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-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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