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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. PouchDB vs. RavenDB vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.37
Rank#257  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score3.24
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score22.97
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websitememgraph.compouchdb.comravendb.netspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.memgraph.compouchdb.com/­guidesravendb.net/­docsspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperMemgraph LtdApache Software FoundationHibernating RhinosApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20172012201020141987
Current release7.1.1, June 20195.2, June 20213.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptC#ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Multi-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availablenoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MemgraphPouchDBRavenDBSpark SQLTransbase
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can check out our pricing model and licenses on the company website .
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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