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DBMS > Graphite vs. Ignite vs. Postgres-XL vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Ignite vs. Postgres-XL vs. TerarkDB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA 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 modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignite.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperChris DavisApache Software FoundationTerark
Initial release200620152014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2016
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.610 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++, Java, .NetCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyesno
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.noyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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