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DBMS > Graph Engine vs. JanusGraph vs. Nebula Graph

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. JanusGraph vs. Nebula Graph

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017A distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Graph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score0.85
Rank#188  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score2.41
Rank#113  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#161  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iojanusgraph.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperMicrosoftLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusVesoft Inc.
Initial release201020172019
Current release0.6.0, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 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 language.NET and CJavaC++
Server operating systems.NETLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesStrong 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 indexesyesyes 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 SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Clojure
Java
Python
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes 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 persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerRole-based access control
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Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanNebula Graph
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