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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. PostgreSQL vs. SAP Adaptive Server
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|Name||Dgraph Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||SAP Adaptive Server former name: Sybase ASE Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMS||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||The SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS|
|Primary database model||Graph DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
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|Developer||Dgraph Labs, Inc.||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||SAP, Sybase|
|Initial release||2016||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||1987|
|Current release||15.1, November 2022||16.0|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache 2.0||Open Source BSD||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||Go||C||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes standard with numerous extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||GraphQL query language|
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
native C library
streaming API for large objects
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||Java and Transact-SQL|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||yes||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||horizontal partitioning|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Synchronous replication via Raft||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||no Planned for future releases||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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