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NameNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.73
Rank#200  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
rocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.nebula-graph.iogithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperVesoft Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release20192013
Current release6.14.5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeStrong typed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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 controlRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
Nebula GraphRocksDB
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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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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News

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25 November 2020

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12 November 2020

Pick of the Week at Nebula Graph - Nebula Graph Studio V1.2.1-beta Has Been Released
6 November 2020

Nebula Graph v2.0.0-alpha Release Note
2 November 2020

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