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DBMS > DuckDB vs. Graph Engine vs. Ignite vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. Graph Engine vs. Ignite vs. TerarkDB

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.graphengine.ioignite.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software FoundationTerark
Initial release2018201020152016
Current release0.2, August 2020Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++.NET and CC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsserver-less.NETLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
RESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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