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DBMS > Druid vs. SwayDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. SwayDB vs. Titan

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.iowww.swaydb.iotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSimer PlahaAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201220182012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternono
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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