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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Drizzle vs. Graph Engine vs. Memgraph

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#205  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#35  Key-value stores
Score0.13
Rank#292  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.graphengine.iomemgraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMicrosoftMemgraph Ltd
Initial release2007200820102017
Current release9.4.3, September 20207.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++.NET and CC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
.NETLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBCRESTful HTTP APIBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
PHP
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDnoACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers, roles and permissions

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