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DBMS > eXtremeDB vs. GridGain vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. GridGain vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgnitePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.71
Rank#208  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#128  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#63  Relational DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#123  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.gridgain.comwww.tigergraph.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMcObjectGridGain Systems, Inc.Teradata
Initial release20012007200520172009
Current release8.2, November 2020GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java, C++, .NetC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableyesyes infoin Aster File Storenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)no
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C++
Java
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)R packagesyesno
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyes (cache interceptors and events)nonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yes (replicated cache)yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
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eXtremeDBGridGainTeradata AsterTigerGraphTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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