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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.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 DBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.84
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#292  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#234  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitebasex.orgmemgraph.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
pouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.memgraph.comdocs.nebula-graph.iopouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperBaseX GmbHMemgraph LtdVesoft Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2007201720192012
Current release9.4.3, September 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalStrong typed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyes 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 infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infousing RocksDByes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUsers, roles and permissionsRole-based access controlno
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BaseXMemgraphNebula GraphPouchDB
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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