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NameTitan
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.
DescriptionTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Database modelGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking measures the popularity of database management systems
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Score4.63
Rank#51  Overall
#3  Graph DBMS
Websitethinkaurelius.github.com/­titan
Technical documentationgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2012
License Commercial or Open SourceOpen Source Apache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
APIs and other access methodsJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesyes via pluggable storage backends
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes via Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes Relationships in graph
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes Supports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts Access controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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Recent citations in the news

Beyond Titan: The Evolution of DataStax's New Graph Database
21 June 2016, Datanami

DataStax gets graph DB and Titan gets rewrite
24 June 2016, TechTarget

IBM Seeks to Simplify Graph with New Titan Service
27 July 2016, Datanami

JanusGraph Picks Up Where TitanDB Left Off
13 January 2017, Datanami

​DataStax snaps up Aurelius and its Titan team to build new graph database
3 February 2015, ZDNet

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