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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon Neptune vs. IRONdb vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon Neptune vs. IRONdb vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#221  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#127  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.05
Rank#328  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#170  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.irondb.iowww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.irondb.io/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonCirconus LLC.Stardog-Union
Initial release2014201720172010
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC and C++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnononoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
HTTP APIGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in Luauser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnonoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAmazon NeptuneIRONdbStardog
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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