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DBMS > H2GIS vs. Impala vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Impala vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Analytic DBMS for HadoopA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APITitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlintitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperCNRSClouderaAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2013201320092012
Current release3.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
TinkerPop 3Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGroovy
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2selectable replication factornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptionalyes 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
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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