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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. RRDtool vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score5.51
Rank#68  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#123  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.tigergraph.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMicrosoftTobias OetikerTeradata
Initial release20121999200520172009
Current release1.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC++Java
Server operating systemshostedHP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyesyes
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.nono infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleyes infoin Aster File Storenono
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIin-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C++
Java
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoR packagesyesno
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.noneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingnoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Table StorageRRDtoolTeradata AsterTigerGraphTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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