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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. HugeGraph vs. NebulaGraph

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonNebulaGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score135.35
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.13
Rank#336  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score2.14
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchgithub.com/­hugegraph
hugegraph.apache.org
github.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
www.nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhugegraph.apache.org/­docsdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperElasticBaiduVesoft Inc.
Initial release201020182019
Current release8.6, January 20230.9
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Unix
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesStrong typed schema
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexyes 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.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Browser interface
console (shell)
Cypher Query Language
GO Object Graph Mapper
Java Object Graph Mapper
NGBatis infoORM framework for NebulaGraph and Spring-Boot
Proprietary native API
Python Object Graph Mapper
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Python
.Net
C++
Go
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesasynchronous Gremlin script jobsuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorvia hugegraph-sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoedges in graphyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicsNebulaGraph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebulaGraph 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 customersCompanies from a variety of industries have implemented NebulaGraph Database in production,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, NebulaGraph has already received over 10,000 stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebulaGraph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license.
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