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

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

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 transactionsAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score86.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.gridgain.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasenuodb.comswaydb.io
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.Simer Plaha
Initial release20162007201020132018
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .NetC++C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.noyesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyesno
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLJava, SQLno
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocolAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersno
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphGridGainMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNuoDBSwayDB
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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