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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. OmniSci

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score158.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.ElasticInterSystemsMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016201020182016
Current release7.8.0, June 20202021.1, June 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
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, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphElasticsearchInterSystems IRISOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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