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DBMS > H2GIS vs. Nebula Graph vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Nebula Graph vs. TinkerGraph vs. Titan

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  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 H2A distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSA 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 DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
tinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlintitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.nebula-graph.iogithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperCNRSVesoft Inc.Aurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2013201920092012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open 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 schemeyesStrong typed schemaschema-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 indexesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.noyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
TinkerPop 3Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Go
Java
Python
Groovy
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2noyes
Triggersyesnoyes
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 H2Causal Clustering using Raft protocolnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDBoptionalyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Role-based access controlnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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H2GISNebula GraphTinkerGraphTitan
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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