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DBMS > Graph Engine vs. Nebula Graph vs. TigerGraph

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

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
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
Score1.14
Rank#161  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMicrosoftVesoft Inc.
Initial release201020192017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation language.NET and CC++C++
Server operating systems.NETLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesStrong typed schemayes
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 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 SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityNebula GraphTigerGraph
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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