published on 2023/09/10

Kùzu is an in-process property graph database management system (GDBMS) built for query speed and scalability. Kùzu is optimized for handling complex join-heavy analytical workloads on very large graph databases, with the following core feature set:

  • Flexible Property Graph Data Model and Cypher query language
  • Embeddable, serverless integration into applications
  • Columnar disk-based storage
  • Columnar sparse row-based (CSR) adjacency list/join indices
  • Vectorized and factorized query processor
  • Novel and very fast join algorithms
  • Multi-core query parallelism
  • Serializable ACID transactions