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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. GraphDB vs. HBase vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeSearch engine
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Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score1.39
Rank#142  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score49.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgraphdb.ontotext.comhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupOntotextApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016200020082001
Current release8.8, January 20192.2.0, June 20193.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languagenoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Server Pluginyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHBaseSphinx
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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