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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. MemSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.61
Rank#134  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.memsql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iodocs.memsql.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.MemSQL Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201620131992
Current release7.1.7, August 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphMemSQLSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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