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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. Druid vs. GraphDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.34
Rank#70  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.15
Rank#138  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.96
Rank#154  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­corporate/­products/­adabas_natural/­adabas/­default.htmldruid.apache.orggraphdb.ontotext.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperSoftware AGMetamarkets Group and contributorsOntotext
Initial release1971201220002017
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
Linux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL GatewaySQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
JSON over HTTPGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesNaturalClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalnoJava Server Pluginyes
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas VistaShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event Replicatoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoConstraint checkingyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)no infoavailable via extensionsyesRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"DruidGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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News

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7 November 2019

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7 November 2019

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5 November 2019

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21 October 2019

Artificial Intelligence and the Knowledge Graph
10 October 2019

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Conferences and events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
Online Training, 13:00 – 18:00 UTC, 12 December 2019

Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
Online Training, 4pm GMT, 17 December 2019

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