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DBMS > Dgraph vs. JanusGraph vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. JanusGraph vs. TiDB

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 2017TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score2.06
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iojanusgraph.orgpingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iodocs.janusgraph.orgpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201620172016
Current release0.5.0, March 20204.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)horizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsno infocurrently only supported in syntax
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 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 ServerUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 24200+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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News

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Heterogeneous Database Replication to TiDB
30 July 2020

Announcing Chaos Mesh® as a CNCF Sandbox Project
28 July 2020

How TiDB's HTAP Makes Truly Hybrid Workloads Possible
16 July 2020

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TiDB developer PingCAP wants to expand in North America after raising $50M Series C
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