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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Neo4j vs. TigerGraph

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSOpen source graph databaseA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score1.07
Rank#139  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score49.46
Rank#22  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#153  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitedgraph.ioneo4j.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.ioneo4j.com/­docswww.tigergraph.com/­documentation
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Neo4j, Inc.
Initial release201620072017
Current release3.5.8, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infovia event handlerno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes 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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)Role-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphNeo4jTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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