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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Informix vs. Memgraph vs. Nebula Graph vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBGraph DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.75
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#271  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score52.63
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixmemgraph.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.memgraph.comdocs.nebula-graph.iohelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprise
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Memgraph LtdVesoft Inc.SAP, Sybase
Initial release20081984201720191987
Current release7.2.4, September 201214.10.FC3, December 201916.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++ and JavaC and C++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free and schema-optionalStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
Multi-Master replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsUsers, roles and permissionsRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleInformixMemgraphNebula GraphSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linear scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received over a thousand stars...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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