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

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NameGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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 2017One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
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
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.59
Rank#199  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score437.08
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitegrakn.aigithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webjanusgraph.orgwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperGrakn LabsChris DavisLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusMongoDB, Inc
Initial release2016200620172009
Current release1.7.2, June 20200.5.0, March 20204.2.7, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJavaPythonJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP API
Sockets
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesJavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
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 infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandranoneyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenoyes infoRelationships in graphsno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerAccess rights for users and roles
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GraknGraphiteJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanMongoDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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The MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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