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DBMS > EventStoreDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelEvent StoreRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.93
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score0.69
Rank#209  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score1.99
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.tigergraph.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperEvent Store Limited
Initial release20122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20172009
Current release21.2, February 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageCC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionSQL-like query language (GSQL)no
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
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoMVCCACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
EventStoreDBPostgres-XLTigerGraphTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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