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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. GraphDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDF4J

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportMicrosofts relational DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.39
Rank#142  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score1075.87
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaOntotextMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2016200019892004
Current release8.8, January 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
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++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSPARQL is used as query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaJava Server PluginTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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 integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMMicrosoft SQL ServerRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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