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DBMS > Dgraph vs. LMDB vs. Milvus vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. LMDB vs. Milvus vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#257  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbmilvus.iospark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.SymasApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20162011201920141987
Current release0.9.29, March 20211.0, March 20213.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoCC++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
CC++
Go
Java
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphLMDBMilvusSpark SQLTransbase
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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