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System Properties Comparison JanusGraph vs. Vertica vs. YugabyteDB

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NameJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoOpenText™ Vertica™  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Cloud or off-cloud analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.02
Rank#125  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score10.06
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score2.63
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitejanusgraph.orgwww.vertica.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.janusgraph.orgvertica.com/­documentationdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusOpenText infopreviously Micro Focus and Hewlett PackardYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201720052017
Current release0.6.3, February 202312.0.3, January 20232.19, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containersno
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesYes, but also semi-structure/unstructured data storage, and complex hierarchical data (like Parquet) stored and/or queried.depending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesNo Indexes Required. Different internal optimization strategy, but same functionality included.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differencesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyes, called Custom Alertsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)horizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioningHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno infoBi-directional Spark integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hashyes
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JanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanVertica infoOpenText™ Vertica™YugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy off-cloud,...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable, and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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