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DBMS > Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. MarkLogic

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. MarkLogic

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSIn-memory JavaScript DBMSOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
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Score1.69
Rank#135  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score9.34
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.MarkLogic Corp.
Initial release201620142001
Current release9.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JavaScript APIJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnoRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
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DgraphLokiJSMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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