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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. AlaSQL vs. LeanXcale vs. RavenDB vs. Virtuoso

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonVirtuoso  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLJavaScript DBMS libraryA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.07
Rank#369  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#154  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#318  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#142  Relational DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score5.95
Rank#71  Overall
#13  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#38  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
#9  Search engines
Websitebitnine.netalasql.orgwww.leanxcale.comravendb.netvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlravendb.net/­docsdocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Andrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffLeanXcaleHibernating RhinosOpenLink Software
Initial release20162014201520101998
Current release2.1, December 20185.4, July 20227.2.7, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC#C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infothrough Apache DerbySQL-like query language (RQL)yes infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JavaScript APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
JavaScriptC
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes infoVirtuoso PL
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneMulti-source replicationChain, star, and bi-directional replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyDefault ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAuthorization levels configured per client per databaseFine-grained Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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AgensGraphAlaSQLLeanXcaleRavenDBVirtuoso
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Performance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Used for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Broad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Largest installed-base ​of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
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