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System Properties Comparison Tarantool vs. Titan

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NameTarantool  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.
DescriptionIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applicationsTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.36
Rank#146  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitewww.tarantool.iotitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperVKAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20082012
Current release2.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datestring, 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsOpen binary protocolJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLua, C and SQL stored proceduresyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesHash sharding based on virtual bucketsyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes, with SQLyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, read commitedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes 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, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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