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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. JanusGraph vs. TigerGraph

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#166  Overall
#25  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#80  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#119  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitefauna.comjanusgraph.orgwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release201420172017
Current release0.4.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Clojure
Java
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
FaunaDBJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsServerless cloud database for modern applications Native GraphQL API High performance...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesDocument-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosModern Javascript Apps Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersNextdoor ShiftX
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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