DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GraphDB vs. Infobright vs. Riak KV vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GraphDB vs. Infobright vs. Riak KV vs. SingleStore

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEnterprise-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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.ontotext.comignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOntotextIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Basho TechnologiesSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20142000200520092013
Current release9.8, June 20212.1.0, April 20157.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaCErlangC++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.stored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyesnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilitynoJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingnono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDefault 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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesnoFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMInfobrightRiak KVSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
» more
SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
» more
Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
» more
SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
» more
Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
» more
Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
» more
Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
» more
IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
» more
Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
» more
Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
» more
F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AlaSQLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMInfobrightRiak KVSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
DB-Engines blog posts

SingleStore: The Increasing Momentum of Multi-Model Database Systems
14 February 2022,  Akmal Chaudhri, SingleStore (sponsor) 

show all

Conferences and events

Effective Sanctions Compliance with Ontotext
Webinar, 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BST / 5pm CEST, 13 April 2022 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Meet AlaSQL, a speedy SQL database for JavaScript
15 January 2019, JAXenter

provided by Google News

Ontotext Webinar - GraphDB as Company Data Central
10 March 2022, PR Newswire

Ontotext Demo Day
20 April 2022, PR Newswire

Ontotext GraphDB 9.4 Enables SQL Access to Knowledge Graphs and Visual Mapping of Tabular Data to RDF
11 September 2020, PR Newswire

Ontotext and Synaptica join forces with a shared product roadmap to speed up the development of Enterprise Knowledge Graphs.
16 November 2020, PR Newswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.0 Open-sources its Front-end and Engine Plugins to Empower Knowledge Graph Solutions
3 October 2019, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

Is Riak A Good NoSQL Database Option?
1 July 2019, Analytics India Magazine

Riak NoSQL Database: Use Cases and Best Practices
23 December 2011, InfoQ.com

Basho rolls out open source version of its Riak TS database
5 May 2016, ZDNet

Basho, Maker of Riak NoSQL Database, Raises $25M
13 January 2015, Data Center Knowledge

Riak TS for time series analysis at scale
29 September 2016, Opensource.com

provided by Google News

SingleStore will measure your app's 'data intensity' – Blocks and Files
25 April 2022, Blocks and Files

SingleStore Leads Database Industry With Four Top Rated 2022 Awards From TrustRadius
12 May 2022, Business Wire

Storage facing trillion-row database apocalypse – Blocks and Files
28 April 2022, Blocks and Files

Real-time database startup Imply reaches unicorn status with $100M infusion
17 May 2022, TechCrunch

IBM resells SingleStore as a service – Blocks and Files
4 April 2022, Blocks and Files

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Applications Developer
Axle Informatics, Rockville, MD

Taxonomist / Ontologist
Juniper Networks, Seattle, WA

Graph and Semantics Consultant
CAPCO, Washington, DC

Graph and Semantics Consultant
CAPCO, New York, NY

Graph and Semantics Consultant
CAPCO, Chicago, IL

Graph and Semantics Consultant
CAPCO, Charlotte, NC

Cloud Support Engineer I - Databases, Premium Support
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Remote

Cloud Support Engineer I - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Cloud Support Engineer I - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Austin, TX

Cloud Support Engineer I - Databases
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Dallas, TX

Software Engineer II
Spireon, Remote

Software Engineer, Frontend - University Graduate
SingleStore, San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer, Frontend - University Graduate
SingleStore, Seattle, WA

REMOTE - ADVISOR, DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR -TEXAS
MAGRABBIT, Austin, TX

Software Engineer II (backend)
AT&T, Boston, MA

Software Engineer, Frontend - University Graduate
SingleStore, Raleigh, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here