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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Spark SQL vs. TigerGraph vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Spark SQL vs. TigerGraph vs. Transbase

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#325  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iospark.apache.org/­sqlwww.tigergraph.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.tigergraph.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2016201420171987
Current release3.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (GSQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphSpark SQLTigerGraphTransbase
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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