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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. Riak TS vs. TigerGraph
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|One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
|Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
|A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
|Primary database model
|Time Series DBMS
|Secondary database models
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Vector DBMS currently available in the MongoDB Atlas cloud service only
|Open Source, formerly Basho Technologies
|6.0.7, June 2023
|3.0.0, September 2022
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
|no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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|Server operating systems
|schema-free Although 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.
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL Interface
|SQL-like query language (GSQL)
|APIs and other access methods
proprietary protocol using JSON
Native Erlang Interface
|GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages
|Actionscript unofficial driver
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|C unofficial client library
C++ unofficial client library
Clojure unofficial client library
Dart unofficial client library
Go unofficial client library
Groovy unofficial client library
Haskell unofficial client library
Lisp unofficial client library
Perl unofficial client library
Scala unofficial client library
Smalltalk unofficial client library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|yes in MongoDB Atlas only
|yes pre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
|selectable replication factor
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Eventual Consistency can be individually decided for each read operation
Immediate Consistency default behaviour
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
|no links between datasets can be stored
|yes Relationships in graphs
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes optional, enabled by default
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
|User concepts Access control
|Access rights for users and roles
|Role-based access control
|More information provided by the system vendor
|MongoDB provides an integrated suite of cloud database and data services to accelerate...
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|Typical application scenarios
|AI-enriched intelligent apps (Continental, Telefonica, Iron Mountain) Internet of...
|ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
|Hundreds of millions downloads, over 150,000+ Atlas clusters provisioned every month...
|Licensing and pricing models
|MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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