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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Nebula Graph vs. Oracle vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSWidely used RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#168  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score1271.55
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#135  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.oracle.com/­databasewww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.stardog.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffVesoft Inc.OracleStardog-Union
Initial release2014201919802010
Current release19c, February 20197.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeStrong typed schemayes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyes 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.yesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Go
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infousing RocksDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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AlaSQLNebula GraphOracleStardog
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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