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DBMS > Dgraph vs. EJDB vs. GeoMesa vs. InterSystems IRIS

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. EJDB vs. GeoMesa vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeSpatial DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#273  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.76
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.ioejdb.orgwww.geomesa.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.SoftmotionsCCRi and othersInterSystems
Initial release2016201220142018
Current release3.1.1, January 20212021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnonedepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftnonedepending on storage layerSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageyes
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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