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

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.04
Rank#146  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#172  Overall
#25  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iohelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201619922000
Current release17, July 201514.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.noyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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DgraphSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereXAP
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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