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DBMS > Hive vs. JanusGraph vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. JanusGraph vs. VelocityDB

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017A .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score59.76
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#125  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#354  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgjanusgraph.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.janusgraph.orgvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusVelocityDB Inc
Initial release201220172011
Current release3.1.3, April 20220.6.3, February 20237.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
.Net
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
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 persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerBased on Windows Authentication

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