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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. HugeGraph

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.45
Rank#156  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score135.35
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.13
Rank#336  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgithub.com/­hugegraph
hugegraph.apache.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhugegraph.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.ElasticBaidu
Initial release201620102018
Current release8.6, January 20230.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infoalso supports composite index and range index
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesasynchronous Gremlin script jobs
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorvia hugegraph-spark
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoedges in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers, roles and permissions

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