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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. TigerGraph vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score2.06
Rank#124  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.tigergraph.comwww.timescale.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.tigergraph.comdocs.timescale.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperEnterpriseDBTimescale8Kdata
Initial release2005201720172016
Current release14, December 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language (GSQL)yes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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EDB PostgresTigerGraphTimescaleDBToroDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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