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System Properties Comparison Spark SQL vs. TerarkDB vs. TigerGraph vs. Transbase

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NameSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#325  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitespark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.tigergraph.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.tigergraph.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationTerarkTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2014201620171987
Current release3.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version availablecommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language (GSQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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