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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. JanusGraph vs. NSDb

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.58
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comjanusgraph.orgnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.janusgraph.orgnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperCognitectLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release201220172017
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.6.0, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, HazelcastUsing Apache Lucene
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 development
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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