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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Splice Machine vs. Titan

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 ElasticSearchOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and HadoopTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#177  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexsplicemachine.comtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdoc.splicemachine.comgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifyJohn LeachAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201420142012
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition availableOpen 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
OS X
Solaris
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJava
JRuby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoJavayes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infouses HBase insteadyes 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 integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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