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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Kinetica vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Kinetica vs. LokiJS

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score1.38
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#218  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#226  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Kinetica
Initial release201620122014
Current release7.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC, C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxserver-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 SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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DgraphKineticaLokiJS
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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