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DBMS > Dgraph vs. GridGain vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. GridGain vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#242  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.gridgain.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.IBMMicrosoft
Initial release2016200720172010
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.0V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .NetC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesTransact SQL
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes (replicated cache)Active-active shard replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
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 releasesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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