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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. PostgreSQL vs. Riak TS
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|Name||Memgraph Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Riak TS Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||An open source graph database built for real-time streaming and compatible with Neo4j||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV|
|Primary database model||Graph DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Time Series DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
Graph DBMS with Apache Age
Vector DBMS with pgvector extension
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|Developer||Memgraph Ltd||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||Open Source, formerly Basho Technologies|
|Initial release||2017||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2015|
|Current release||16.0, September 2023||3.0.0, September 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial Free license available||Open Source BSD||Open Source|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||C||Erlang|
|Server operating systems||Linux||FreeBSD|
|Data scheme||schema-free and schema-optional||yes||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||no|
|no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes standard with numerous extensions||yes, limited|
|APIs and other access methods||Bolt protocol|
Cypher query language
native C library
streaming API for large objects
Native Erlang Interface
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|C unofficial client library|
C++ unofficial client library
Clojure unofficial client library
Dart unofficial client library
Go unofficial client library
Groovy unofficial client library
Haskell unofficial client library
Lisp unofficial client library
Perl unofficial client library
Scala unofficial client library
Smalltalk unofficial client library
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||Erlang|
|Triggers||yes||yes pre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding dynamic graph partitioning||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication using RAFT||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||selectable replication factor|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||yes|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes relationships in graphs||yes||no links between datasets can be stored|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID with snapshot isolation||ACID||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes with periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Users, roles and permissions||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||no|
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|Specific characteristics||Memgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...|
|Competitive advantages||Business Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...|
|Typical application scenarios||Graph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...|
|Licensing and pricing models||You can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .|
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