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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
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Score1.08
Rank#144  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#169  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitedgraph.iogoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iogithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.GoogleStardog-Union
Initial release201620142010
Current release2.1.12, February 20176.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftnoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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DgraphLovefieldStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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