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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Dgraph vs. GraphDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. VelocityDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-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.A multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.85
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#9  Key-value stores
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#141  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score2.55
Rank#113  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score4.38
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
#14  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteaerospike.comdgraph.iowww.ontotext.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aerospike.comdgraph.io/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebookTwitterLinkedInYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperAerospikeDgraph Labs, Inc.OntotextOracleVelocityDB Inc
Initial release20122016200020112011
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20229.8, June 202122.1, May 20227.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCGoJavaJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesoptionalyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonostored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
RESTful HTTP API.Net
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilitynono
TriggersnonononoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replicationElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsACIDACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno infoPlanned for future releasesDefault 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.Access rights for users and rolesBased on Windows Authentication
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDgraphGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOracle NoSQLVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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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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