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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. BoltDB vs. EXASOL vs. GraphDB vs. RDF4J

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseAn embedded key-value store for Go.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Enterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score3.27
Rank#97  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comgithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.exasol.comwww.ontotext.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourcesgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationrdf4j.org/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperAerospikeExasolOntotextSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122013200020002004
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20229.8, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
GoJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanouser defined functionswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes
Triggersnonoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsyesACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.no
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafBoltDBEXASOLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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