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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNebulaGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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 modelGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.71
Rank#236  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Score1.31
Rank#170  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitememgraph.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.comdocs.nebula-graph.io
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperMemgraph LtdVesoft Inc.
Initial release20172019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
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 language
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsRole-based access control
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MemgraphNebulaGraph
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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NebulaGraph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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NebulaGraph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing NebulaGraph in...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, NebulaGraph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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NebulaGraph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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