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DBMS > Dgraph vs. IRONdb vs. SurrealDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. IRONdb vs. SurrealDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.53
Rank#152  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#190  Overall
#33  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/surrealdb.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-startedsurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Circonus LLC.SurrealDB Ltd
Initial release201620172022
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HTTP APIGraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Lua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnoyes, based on authentication and database rules

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