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DBMS > Datomic vs. H2GIS vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. H2GIS vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilitySpatial extension of H2A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APITitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.h2gis.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlintitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homegithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectCNRSAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2012201320092012
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APITinkerPop 3Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
JavaGroovy
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infobased on H2noyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infobased on H2noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)noyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesoptionalyes 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.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2noUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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