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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. Nebula Graph vs. SpatiaLite vs. XTDB

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSSpatial extension of SQLiteA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.74
Rank#132  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#171  Overall
#14  Graph DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#127  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#47  Document stores
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.nebula-graph.iowww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesVesoft Inc.Alessandro FurieriJuxt Ltd.
Initial release1994201920082019
Current release4.4, October 20215.0.0, August 20201.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC++C++Clojure
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linuxserver-lessAll OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesStrong typed schemayesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes 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 SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query languageyeslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++
Go
Java
Python
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocolnoneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
mSQL infoMini SQLNebula GraphSpatiaLiteXTDB infoformerly named Crux
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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