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

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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 supportOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.39
Rank#227  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score1.01
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score6.49
Rank#52  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupOntotextOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016200019842001
Current release8.8, January 20197.3.3.2.0, 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen 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 languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
HP Open VMSFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-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
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Server Pluginno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding 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 serviceMaster-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes, on a single nodeno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOracle RdbSphinx
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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