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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. OmniSci vs. TigerGraph

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NameMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score438.43
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#158  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.mongodb.comwww.omnisci.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.omnisci.com/­latestdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMongoDB, IncMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release200920162017
Current release4.2.5, March 2020V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infooptionalyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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MongoDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018TigerGraph
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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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 modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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