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DBMS > Dgraph vs. HugeGraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. HugeGraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Lovefield

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­hugegraphwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docshugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.BaiduInterSystemsGoogle
Initial release2016201820182014
Current release0.92021.1, June 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobsyesno
TriggersnonoyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoedges in graphyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers, roles and permissionsyesno

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