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DBMS > Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. Tarantool vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. Tarantool vs. TinkerGraph

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.92
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#145  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.tarantool.iotinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperCognitectHypertable Inc.VK
Initial release2012200920082009
Current release1.0.6362, January 20220.9.8.11, March 20162.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
Open binary protocolTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsnoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingHash sharding based on virtual bucketsnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQLyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingoptional
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 developmentyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and rolesno

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