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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Ignite vs. Realm vs. TerarkDB

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.graphengine.ioignite.apache.orgrealm.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualapacheignite.readme.io/­docsrealm.io/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Terark
Initial release2010201520142016
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation language.NET and CC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systems.NETLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityIgniteRealmTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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