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System Properties Comparison Nebula Graph vs. Spark SQL

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NameNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
spark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.nebula-graph.iospark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperVesoft Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20192014
Current release3.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
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 dataACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlno
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