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System Properties Comparison Grakn vs. HBase vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

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NameGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
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.
Wide column storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#221  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#104  Relational DBMS
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.24
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitegrakn.aihbase.apache.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0www.tempoiq.com
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docshbase.apache.orgapp.tempoiq.com/­docs/­html/­index.html
DeveloperGrakn LabsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCTempoIQ
Initial release20162008200920112012
Current release1.6.2, January 20202.2.0, June 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlangC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononono
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnonosimple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
GraknHBaseRiak KVSTSdbTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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