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NameHive  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.
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20122012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
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 engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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