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DBMS > Dgraph vs. HugeGraph vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. HugeGraph vs. Lovefield

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.38
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#288  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­hugegraphgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docshugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.BaiduGoogle
Initial release201620182014
Current release0.92.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Unix
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-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
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoasynchronous Gremlin script jobsno
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnovia hugegraph-sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoedges in graphyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, 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.yesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers, roles and permissionsno

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