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

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

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 transactionsColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score19.90
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.gridgain.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasenuodb.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldoc.nuodb.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.MicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20162007201020132005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1V12Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLJava, SQLyes
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/writtenSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
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 table
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphGridGainMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNuoDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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