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System Properties Comparison Nebula Graph vs. Solr vs. Trafodion

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NameNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.10
Rank#169  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score57.26
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.43
Rank#252  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
lucene.apache.org/­solrtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.nebula-graph.iolucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmltrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperVesoft Inc.Apache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201920062014
Current release9.0.0, May 20222.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeStrong typed schemayes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.noyesno
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.yes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava pluginsJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolyesyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyesfine grained access rights 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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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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