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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Memgraph vs. Nebula Graph

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score48.36
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.12
Rank#298  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#222  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgmemgraph.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.memgraph.comdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMemgraph LtdVesoft Inc.
Initial release200820172019
Current release2.2.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free and schema-optionalStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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 indexesnoyes 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 methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACUsers, roles and permissionsRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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