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DBMS > Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. FoundationDB vs. LokiJS vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. FoundationDB vs. LokiJS vs. NuoDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.In-memory JavaScript DBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.81
Rank#127  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.32
Rank#150  Overall
#25  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.10
Rank#167  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.foundationdb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSnuodb.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsapple.github.io/­foundationdbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynFoundationDBNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release20162015201320142013
Current release6.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC++, JavaC++JavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyessupported in specific SQL layer onlynoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresin SQL-layer onlyView functions in JavaScriptJava, SQL
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingShardingnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyesnoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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