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DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Nebula Graph vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Nebula Graph vs. Stardog

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score75.22
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#167  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#125  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.stardog.com
DeveloperMicrosoftVesoft Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release201020192010
Current releaseV127.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesStrong typed schemaschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.yesnono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes 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.yes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNebula GraphStardog
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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