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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. SurrealDB vs. Titan

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NameRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  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.
DescriptionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMSTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.41
Rank#86  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Score1.02
Rank#190  Overall
#33  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
Websiterocksdb.orgsurrealdb.comgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikisurrealdb.com/­docsgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.SurrealDB LtdAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201320222012
Current release9.2.1, May 2024v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++RustJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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