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System Properties Comparison ArcadeDB vs. Dgraph vs. LokiJS

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NameArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Graph DBMSDocument store
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Score0.11
Rank#305  Overall
#40  Document stores
#28  Graph DBMS
#45  Key-value stores
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#135  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitearcadedb.comdgraph.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.arcadedb.comdgraph.io/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperArcade DataDgraph Labs, Inc.
Initial release202120162014
Current releaseSeptember 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSynchronous replication via Raftnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesno
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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