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DBMS > Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. Transbase

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score1.58
Rank#138  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release201620141987
Current releaseTransbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphLokiJSTransbase
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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