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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Dgraph vs. RocksDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.05
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#90  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comdgraph.iorocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdgraph.io/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectDgraph Labs, Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release201220162013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20196.15.5 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureGoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSynchronous replication via Raftnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoPlanned for future releasesno
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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