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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. QuestDB vs. Titan

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.questdb.iotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructuregithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyQuestDB LimitedAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201420142012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP RESTJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaClojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)yes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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