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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA managed, cloud-native vector database
Primary database modelGraph DBMSVector DBMS
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Score1.60
Rank#165  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score3.37
Rank#103  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.pinecone.io
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overview
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Pinecone Systems, Inc
Initial release20162019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesString, Number, Boolean
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raft
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 releases

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