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System Properties Comparison OpenSearch vs. RDFox vs. Titan

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NameOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  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 distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engineTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.64
Rank#35  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#314  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#15  RDF stores
Websitegithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.oxfordsemantic.techgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan
Technical documentationopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.oxfordsemantic.techgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAmazon Web ServicesOxford Semantic TechnologiesAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release202120172012
Current release2.5.0, January 20236.0, Septermber 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
C
Java
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesreplication via a shared file systemyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency in stand-alone mode, Eventual Consistency in replicated setupsEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlRoles, resources, and access typesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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OpenSearchRDFoxTitan
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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