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System Properties Comparison Nebula Graph vs. ObjectBox vs. Sphinx vs. Splice Machine

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NameNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelGraph DBMSObject oriented DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.43
Rank#234  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#208  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.79
Rank#186  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
objectbox.iosphinxsearch.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.objectbox.iosphinxsearch.com/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperVesoft Inc.ObjectBox LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.Splice Machine
Initial release2019201720012014
Current release3.2.1, January 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeStrong typed schemayesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Proprietary native APIProprietary protocolJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
Python
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoJava
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolonline/offline synchronization between client and servernoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing RocksDByesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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THE ONLY SCALE-OUT SQL RDBMS WITH BUILT-IN MACHINE LEARNING For data-rich, real-time...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Operational Workloads: Full ACID support with high performance at scale Multi-row...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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New AI/ML and IoT Applications Data Warehouse Offloads Application Modernization...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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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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