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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. TypeDB vs. UniData,UniVerse vs. Vertica

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query languageMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilitiesCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Multivalue DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#267  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Score4.49
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Score19.29
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgvaticle.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2www.vertica.com
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsdocs.vaticle.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentationvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)Rocket SoftwareMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2018201619852005
Current release0.2, August 20202.8.1, April 202211.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
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Implementation languageC++JavaCC++
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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 indexesyesyesyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnonoyes infoU2 Basicyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Cassandranonehorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infoby using CassandraSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featurenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoconfigurableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system basedfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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DuckDBTypeDB infoformerly named GraknUniData,UniVerseVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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