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System Properties Comparison Solr vs. TerminusDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store
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Score57.72
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#296  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitelucene.apache.org/­solrterminusdb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release200620182009
Current release8.11.0, November 202110.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaProlog, RustJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSolr Parallel SQL InterfaceSQL-like query language (WOQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava pluginsyesno
Triggersyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingGraph Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesJournaling Streamsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access controlno

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