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DBMS > Dgraph vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS vs. ScyllaDB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS vs. ScyllaDB vs. Transbase

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)In-memory JavaScript DBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.57
Rank#141  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#322  Overall
#44  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score3.81
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.ioejdb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.scylladb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.scylladb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.SoftmotionsScyllaDBTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20162012201420151987
Current releaseScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2Open SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoCJavaScriptC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJavaScript APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
JavaScriptFor CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptyes, Luayes
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftnonenoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnonoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphEJDBLokiJSScyllaDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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