What is Dgraph?
Dgraph's goal is to provide Google production level scale and throughput, with low enough latency to be serving real time user queries, over terabytes of structured data. Dgraph supports GraphQL-like query syntax, and responds in JSON and Protocol Buffers over GRPC and HTTP.
Dgraph is a tool in the Graph Databases category of a tech stack.
Dgraph is an open source tool with 18K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Dgraph's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Dgraph?
16 companies reportedly use Dgraph in their tech stacks, including xxxx-trial, PlayNet, and Inflect.
93 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Dgraph.
Pros of Dgraph
Graphql as a query language is nice if you like apollo
Easy set up
Low learning curve
Dgraph Alternatives & Comparisons
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