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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. JanusGraph vs. Snowflake

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.22
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#116  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comjanusgraph.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200720172014
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.10.5.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesuser defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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