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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. OmniSci

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.A 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 DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score19.02
Rank#37  Overall
#5  Document stores
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.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014InterSystemsMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016201220182016
Current release2021.1, June 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending 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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'yesno
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesyes, based on authentication and database rulesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphFirebase Realtime DatabaseInterSystems 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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