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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MonetDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 scalabilityA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.72
Rank#126  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.InterSystemsMonetDB BV
Initial release201620182004
Current release2020.2, July 2020Oct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphInterSystems IRISMonetDB
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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