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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational 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
Score0.76
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.geomesa.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.CCRi and othersMicrosoft
Initial release201620141989
Current release3.1.1, January 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesdepending on storage layertables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftdepending on storage layeryes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.depending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphGeoMesaMicrosoft SQL Server
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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