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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. NebulaGraph

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. NebulaGraph

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNebulaGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.20
Rank#321  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#143  Relational DBMS
Score824.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Websitebitnine.net/­agensgraphwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
www.nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.MicrosoftVesoft Inc.
Initial release201619892019
Current release2.1, December 2018SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Browser interface
console (shell)
Cypher Query Language
GO Object Graph Mapper
Java Object Graph Mapper
NGBatis infoORM framework for NebulaGraph and Spring-Boot
Proprietary native API
Python Object Graph Mapper
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
AgensGraphMicrosoft SQL ServerNebulaGraph
Specific characteristicsNebulaGraph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebulaGraph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCompanies from a variety of industries have implemented NebulaGraph Database in production,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, NebulaGraph has already received over 10,000 stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebulaGraph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license.
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