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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Titan

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NameIgnite  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.
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.87
Rank#71  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20152012
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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