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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Drizzle vs. Nebula Graph vs. XAP

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#234  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerVesoft Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2007200820192000
Current release9.4.3, September 20207.2.4, September 201214.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesStrong typed schemaschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
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 extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBCBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocolMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
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, HTTPRole-based access controlRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
BaseXDrizzleNebula GraphXAP
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph 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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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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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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