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System Properties Comparison Sqrrl vs. Tarantool vs. TypeDB

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NameSqrrl  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache AccumuloIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.81
Rank#152  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Score1.23
Rank#190  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitesqrrl.comwww.tarantool.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.VKVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201220082016
Current release2.10.0, May 20222.16.1, March 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Open binary protocolgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomaking use of HadoopHash sharding based on virtual bucketsSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infomaking use of HadoopMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes, with SQLno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entityACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceno
User concepts infoAccess controlCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)Access rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
SqrrlTarantoolTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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