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DBMS > Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score79.72
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.gridgain.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynGridGain Systems, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2016201520072010
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++, JavaJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQL
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphEsgynDBGridGainMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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