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System Properties Comparison Prometheus vs. Titan

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NamePrometheus  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.
DescriptionOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.08
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websiteprometheus.iotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationprometheus.io/­docsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20152012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyes
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.no infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby Federationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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