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DBMS > Nebula Graph vs. Postgres-XL vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Nebula Graph vs. Postgres-XL vs. SpatiaLite

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NameNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.postgres-xl.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.nebula-graph.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperVesoft Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release20192014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2008
Current release10 R1, October 20185.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
server-less
Data schemeStrong typed schemayesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing RocksDByesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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