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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. MongoDB

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleFully managed big data interactive analytics platformOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Score7.34
Rank#60  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score489.64
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitememgraph.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperMemgraph LtdMicrosoftMongoDB, Inc
Initial release201720192009
Current releasecloud service with continuous releases6.0.1, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availablecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)schema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.noyes
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, RJavaScript
Triggersyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoSpark connector (open source): github.com/­Azure/­azure-kusto-sparkyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationnoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsAzure Active Directory AuthenticationAccess rights for users and roles
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MemgraphMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Kusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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IoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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An Azure Data Explorer cluster is a pair of engine and data management clusters which...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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