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

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

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#273  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitedgraph.ioejdb.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irispouchdb.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clspouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.SoftmotionsInterSystemsApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016201220182012
Current release2021.1, June 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript 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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftnoneSource-replica replicationMulti-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 integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnoyesno
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DgraphEJDBInterSystems IRISPouchDB
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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