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DBMS > Graph Engine vs. Memcached vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Memcached vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingTime Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iowww.memcached.orgopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.nettitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikigithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.netgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOpenNMS GroupquasardbAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20102003201420092012
Current release1.6.9, November 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation language.NET and CCJavaC++Java
Server operating systems.NETFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesnonoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocolHTTP REST
Java API
HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnononoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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 storagenoyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityMemcachedNewtsQuasardbTitan
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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