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DBMS > Google Search Appliance vs. TerarkDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. TerarkDB vs. Titan

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelSearch engineKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsagithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikigithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleTerarkAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release200220162012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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