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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Drizzle vs. Memgraph vs. Nebula Graph vs. TimescaleDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.78
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#243  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Score2.54
Rank#109  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgmemgraph.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.memgraph.comdocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.timescale.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMemgraph LtdVesoft Inc.Timescale
Initial release20072008201720192017
Current release9.4, July 20207.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
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.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBCBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes infovia eventsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocolSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers, roles and permissionsRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source time-series database...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, LAIKA, Nutanix, Sakura Internet, Schneider Electric,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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With over 8.5K GitHub stars and growing, 1.8 million+ downloads, and an active Slack...
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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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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including a fully managed Cloud-hosted solution,...
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