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System Properties Comparison Grakn vs. Graphite vs. JanusGraph vs. MarkLogic

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NameGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#102  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#79  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#121  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score10.96
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitegrakn.aigithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webjanusgraph.orgwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperGrakn LabsChris DavisLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusMarkLogic Corp.
Initial release2016200620172001
Current release1.7.1, April 20200.5.0, March 20209.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP API
Sockets
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Cassandranoneyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandranoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.noyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
More information provided by the system vendor
GraknGraphiteJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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The MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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MarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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MarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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