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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Titan

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  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.
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
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Score1.14
Rank#149  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperOntotextAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20002012
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMTitan
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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