DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Dgraph vs. Graphite vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Graphite vs. PostgreSQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.81
Rank#127  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score5.09
Rank#71  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score577.50
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Chris DavisPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201620061989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release13.4, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
ScaleGrid for PostgreSQL: Fully managed PostgreSQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageGoPythonC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftnoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphGraphitePostgreSQL
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for PostgreSQL is an easy-to-use graphical tool for PostgreSQL database development.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

pgDash: In-Depth PostgreSQL Monitoring.
» more

CYBERTEC is your professional partner for PostgreSQL services and Data Science since 2000. With offices in Austria, Uruguay, Estonia, Poland, South Africa and Switzerland, CYBERTEC operates worldwide and is here for you 24/7!
» more

EDB: Helping organizations get the most from PostgreSQL, Oracle Migration, High Availability, Security
» more

Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

ClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DgraphGraphitePostgreSQL
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Daily API RoundUp: Open People Search, Dgraph, Icon Horse, K-meta
13 September 2021, ProgrammableWeb

Dgraph Rises to the Top Graph Database on GitHub With 11 G2 Badges and 11M Downloads
26 May 2021, Business Wire

Dgraph GraphQL database users detail graph use cases
20 April 2021, TechTarget

Dgraph launches Slash GraphQL, a GraphQL-native database Backend-as-a-Service
10 September 2020, TechCrunch

Dgraph raises $11.5 million for scalable graph database solutions
31 July 2019, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Tencent Cloud Strengthens Collaboration with Grafana Labs
20 September 2021, PR Newswire UK

Apple unveils iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max — more pro than ever before
14 September 2021, Apple Newsroom

Apple Watch Series 7 FAQ: color comparisons, band compatibility, release date
16 September 2021, 9to5Mac

Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro deliveries get delayed for few variants. Check dates
19 September 2021, Mint

iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max
14 September 2021, Apple Newsroom

provided by Google News

Crunchy Data Delivers Trusted PostgreSQL Containers In Collaboration With The U.S. Department Of Defense
20 September 2021, Index-Journal

Oracle to PostgreSQL? 6 Reasons to Make Your Open Source Migration
16 September 2021, insideBIGDATA

Instaclustr Including PostgreSQL in Managed Data Platform - Now in Public Preview
19 September 2021, insideBIGDATA

Instaclustr Adds PostgreSQL to Managed Platform in Public Preview
14 September 2021, Yahoo Finance

Amazon Aurora Supports PostgreSQL 13
5 September 2021, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineer
NN Tech, LLC, Remote

Full stack Web app developer
Alldus, New York, NY

Data Scientist, Senior
Booz Allen Hamilton, Annapolis Junction, MD

NLP Ontology Engineer
Sorcero, Washington, DC

AI Infrastructure Engineer
Sorcero, Washington, DC

Warehouse Shipper (Orvis Rod Shop)
The Orvis Company, Manchester, VT

Polymer Research Associate
The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA

Sr Quality Assurance Engineer
WarnerMedia, Seattle, WA

Quality Engineering Analyst 2
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Tampa, FL

Senior Backend Software Engineer, Cloud, NORAM/EMEA (Remote)
Grafana Labs, Remote

Data Support Associate
IDEXX, Westbrook, ME

Support Engineer - MySQL/PostgreSQL/MariaDB
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

Associate Software Engineer
Scholastic, New York, NY

Junior Readypipe Engineer I
Yipit Inc., New York, NY

PostgreSQL DBA
Luxoft, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here