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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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Score0.64
Rank#210  Overall
#37  Key-value stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#191  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacegrakn.ai
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydev.grakn.ai/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationGrakn Labs
Initial release19792016
Current releaseV11.5, November 20171.8.3, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEGrakn
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom™s c-treeACE...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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