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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GraphDB vs. Stardog

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.40
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.72
Rank#173  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orggraphdb.ontotext.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOntotextStardog-Union
Initial release201420002010
Current release8.8, January 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial 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 servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes 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.SPARQL is used as query languageSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Server Pluginuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
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)Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingyes inforelationships in graphs
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMStardog
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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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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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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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 modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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