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DBMS > Memgraph vs. Netezza vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. Netezza vs. PostgreSQL

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score586.97
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitememgraph.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.comwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperMemgraph LtdIBMPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201720001989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release14.0, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infoincluded in applianceFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDACID
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MemgraphNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMPostgreSQL
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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Conferences and events

Postgres Build 2021
Free Virtual Event, 30 November 2021 - 1 December 2021

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Percona: Latest Performance Features in PostgreSQL 14
Webinar, 1 PM EDT / 10 AM PDT / 4 PM CEST, 14 October 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Graph database company Memgraph raises $9.34M
5 October 2021, VentureBeat

Memgraph Launches Streaming Graph Algorithms to the Masses; Announces $9.34MM Seed Funding Led by Microsoft's M12
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Memgraph Raises $9.34M in Seed Funding
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8 October 2021, Total Croatia News

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