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DBMS > Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB vs. Sqrrl

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Adaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
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Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score3.91
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrocksdb.orgsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Facebook, Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2016201420132012
Current release7.1.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC++
Java
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnonenoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftnonenoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleyesAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnonoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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