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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. JanusGraph vs. RethinkDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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 2017DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
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
Score4.02
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iojanusgraph.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iodocs.janusgraph.orgrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201620172009
Current release0.5.0, March 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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
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
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
TriggersnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftyesSource-replica replication
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
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 releasesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serveryes infousers and table-level permissions
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DgraphJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanRethinkDB
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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