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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. CrateDB vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Apache Jena - TDB vs. CrateDB vs. TypeDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkDistributed Date Store based on LuceneTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
RDF storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score3.02
Rank#102  Overall
#3  RDF stores
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlcrate.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqljena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmlcrate.io/­docsdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsCrateVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release2014200020132016
Current release4.3.2, December 20212.8.1, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF SchemasFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes, but no triggers and constraintsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIFuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlernono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infoTDB Transactionsno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control via Jena Securityrights management via user accountsyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLApache Jena - TDBCrateDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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