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System Properties Comparison RocksDB vs. Titan

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NameRocksDB  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)Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.27
Rank#92  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websiterocksdb.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikigithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.Aurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20132012
Current release7.10.2, March 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Java API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
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 methodsnoyes 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 datayesACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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