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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Fauna vs. JanusGraph

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Fauna vs. JanusGraph

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.76
Rank#128  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#21  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.36
Rank#112  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Websitedgraph.iofauna.comjanusgraph.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.fauna.comdocs.janusgraph.org
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Fauna, Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release201620142017
Current release0.5.2, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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DgraphFaunaJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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