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DBMS > Dgraph vs. GraphDB vs. Memgraph

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. GraphDB vs. Memgraph

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
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Score1.62
Rank#151  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#119  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.71
Rank#236  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.ontotext.commemgraph.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.memgraph.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMediumLinkedInTwitterFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.OntotextMemgraph Ltd
Initial release201620002017
Current release9.8, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-free and schema-optional
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnostored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibility
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.Users, roles and permissions
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMMemgraph
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Memgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Business Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Graph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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