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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score15.15
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#273  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#159  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.quasardb.netwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldoc.quasardb.netdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperClouderaquasardb
Initial release201320092017
Current release3.3.0, August 20193.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducewith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
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 infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailRole-based access control
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ImpalaQuasardbTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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