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System Properties Comparison JanusGraph vs. Lovefield vs. MonetDB vs. TimescaleDB vs. Yaacomo

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NameJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.43
Rank#118  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitejanusgraph.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.monetdb.orgwww.timescale.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.janusgraph.orggithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusGoogleMonetDB BVTimescaleQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release20172014200420172009
Current release0.6.1, January 20222.1.12, February 2017Jul2021-SP2, July 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Python
JavaScriptC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in SQL, C, Ruser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)noneSharding via remote tablesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics enginenononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDBnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Servernofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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JanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanLovefieldMonetDBTimescaleDBYaacomo
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsWith over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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