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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. JanusGraph vs. LokiJS

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.47
Rank#137  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#124  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#223  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iojanusgraph.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iodocs.janusgraph.orgtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release201620172014
Current release0.5.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
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 releasesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverno
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DgraphJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanLokiJS
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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