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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EJDB vs. Grakn vs. TimesTen

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.43
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.20
Rank#280  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.74
Rank#199  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseejdb.orggrakn.aiwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperDataStaxSoftmotionsGrakn LabsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2011201220161998
Current release6.8, April 20201.8.4, November 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
in-process shared libraryconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoPL/SQL
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Datastax EnterpriseEJDBGraknTimesTen
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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