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DBMS > CouchDB vs. Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MaxDB vs. Memgraph

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MaxDB vs. Memgraph

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#128  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgdgraph.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irismaxdb.sap.commemgraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.memgraph.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDgraph Labs, Inc.InterSystemsSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Memgraph Ltd
Initial release20052016201819842017
Current release3.2.0, October 20212021.1, June 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangGoC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data modelyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0yesShardingnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoPlanned for future releasesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissions
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"DgraphInterSystems IRISMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMemgraph
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Business Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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