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DBMS > Memgraph vs. MonetDB vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. MonetDB vs. MongoDB

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn open source graph database built for real-time streaming and compatible with Neo4jA relational database management system that stores data in columnsOne 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 DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Vector DBMS infocurrently available in the MongoDB Atlas cloud service only
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.02
Rank#98  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#145  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score421.65
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitememgraph.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationmemgraph.com/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.mongodb.com/­docs/­manual
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperMemgraph LtdMonetDB BVMongoDB, Inc
Initial release201720042009
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 20236.0.7, June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSL 1.1; commercial license for enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open 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 servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC and C++CC++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesschema-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 dateyesyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
GraphQL
HTTP REST
Prisma
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
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
Kotlin
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, in SQL, C, RJavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding via remote tablesSharding 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 RAFTnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infocan be individually decided for each read operation
Immediate Consistency infodefault behaviour
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDMulti-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.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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MemgraphMonetDBMongoDB
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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MongoDB provides an integrated suite of cloud database and data services to accelerate...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Built around the flexible document data model and unified API, MongoDB is a developer...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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AI-enriched intelligent apps (Continental, Telefonica, Iron Mountain) Internet of...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsHundreds of millions downloads, over 150,000+ Atlas clusters provisioned every month...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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