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NameNebulaGraph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.14
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#256  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
www.nebula-graph.io
www.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.nebula-graph.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperVesoft Inc.
Initial release20192014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Cypher Query Language
GO Object Graph Mapper
Java Object Graph Mapper
NGBatis infoORM framework for NebulaGraph and Spring-Boot
Proprietary native API
Python Object Graph Mapper
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Go
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCC
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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NebulaGraphPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsNebulaGraph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebulaGraph 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 customersCompanies from a variety of industries have implemented NebulaGraph Database in production,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, NebulaGraph has already received over 10,000 stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebulaGraph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license.
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