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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. PostgreSQL vs. TigerGraph

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#211  Overall
#36  Key-value stores
#101  Relational DBMS
Score481.33
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#156  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.postgresql.orgwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualswww.tigergraph.com/­documentation
DeveloperFairCom CorporationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release19791989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2017
Current releaseV11.5, November 201711.5, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsDirect SQL
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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c-treeACEPostgreSQLTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Visa, Uber, AliPay, SoftBank, Wish, China Mobile, State Grid of China, and Zillow
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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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 modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Developer & Enterprise Edition: https://www.tigergraph.com/download/ Pricing is available...
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