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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GraphDB vs. OrigoDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.05
Rank#308  Overall
#42  Document stores
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitealasql.orggraphdb.ontotext.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOntotextRobert Friberg et al
Initial release201420002009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Server Pluginyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingdepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesRole based authorization
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOrigoDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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Conferences and events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
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Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
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