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DBMS > Dgraph vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational 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
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score79.72
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#168  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.gridgain.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasenuodb.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.MicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2016200720102013
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .NetC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
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
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLJava, SQL
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
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 infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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DgraphGridGainMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNuoDB
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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