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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
#11  Search engines
Score1.10
Rank#168  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitecrate.iogithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperCrateVesoft Inc.
Initial release20132019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Strong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 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.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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