DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Dgraph vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. MongoDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Dgraph and MongoDB with Neo4j, ArangoDB and GraphDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.61
Rank#134  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score446.48
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iodocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release20162009
Current release4.4.1, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • MongoDB Atlas: the global and fully-managed cloud database service from the makers of MongoDB. Deploy across AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • ScaleGrid for MongoDB: Fully managed hosting for MongoDB database on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
» more
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
» more
The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» more
Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

Datadog: Visualize all your MongoDB metrics.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Studio 3T: The world's favorite IDE for working with MongoDB
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DgraphMongoDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL moves up one rank at the expense of MongoDB
1 September 2016, Paul Andlinger

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Dgraph Labs Now Available on Auth0 Marketplace
22 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

Dgraph Labs Launches Slash GraphQL, Industry's First GraphQL-Native Database Backend-As-A-Service
10 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

Dgraph on AWS: Setting up a horizontally scalable graph database
1 September 2020, idk.dev

Slash DGraph Brings Managed Backend and No Code Services to the GraphQL Ecosystem
15 September 2020, ProgrammableWeb

news digest: Slash GraphQL, Snyk closes $200 million round of funding, and DataStax introduces Indexing for Apache Cassandra - SD Times
10 September 2020, SDTimes.com

provided by Google News

Health Check: How Prudently Does MongoDB (NASDAQ:MDB) Use Debt?
22 September 2020, Simply Wall St

MongoDB: 4 Key Themes to Watch
13 September 2020, The Motley Fool

MongoDB: Hefty Price Leaves Little Margin For Error
16 September 2020, Seeking Alpha

Senior Manager, Sales Enablement — MongoDB
21 September 2020, Built In Austin

MongoDB beats quarterly expectations with strong revenue growth
2 September 2020, SiliconANGLE

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Python Developer
ASAP Solutions Group, LLC, Saint Petersburg, FL

Software Engineer - Python
ASAP Solutions Group, LLC, Saint Petersburg, FL

Software Engineer in Distributed Computing
Arcadia.io, Pittsburgh, PA

Data Operations Analyst
Sensor Tower, Seattle, WA

Service Delivery Manager
Percona, Remote

API Developer
PK, Remote

Entry Level/Junior Software Engineer
BAE Systems, San Diego, CA

PowerBuilder Developer
Stellar Technology Solutions, LLC, Stroudsburg, PA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here