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DBMS > Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. LokiJS vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. LokiJS vs. OmniSci

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.InterSystemsMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016201820142016
Current release2021.1, June 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphInterSystems IRISLokiJSOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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