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System Properties Comparison JanusGraph vs. Titan

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NameJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  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.
DescriptionA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.89
Rank#128  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitejanusgraph.orggithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan
Technical documentationdocs.janusgraph.orggithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20172012
Current release0.6.3, February 2023
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 languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)yes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyes 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 persistentyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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Simple Deployment of a Graph Database: JanusGraph
12 October 2020, Towards Data Science

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8 August 2019, IBM

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13 January 2017, Datanami

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Amazon DynamoDB Storage Backend for Titan: Distributed Graph Database
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20 August 2015, All Things Distributed

Beyond Titan: The Evolution of DataStax’s New Graph Database
21 June 2016, Datanami

5 Q’s with Graph Database Expert Marko Rodriguez
9 November 2013, Center for Data Innovation

DataStax Grabs Aurelius In Graph Database Acqui-Hire
3 February 2015, TechCrunch

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