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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Elasticsearch vs. RavenDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 metricOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#139  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score150.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score3.86
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iowww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.ElasticHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201620102010
Current release7.3.0, August 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftyesMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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 integration
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphElasticsearchRavenDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenarios
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customers
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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3rd partiesElastic Cloud: Try the official hosted Elasticsearch.
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