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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. Grakn vs. RDF4J

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
RDF store
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#191  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#219  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegrakn.airdf4j.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddev.grakn.ai/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationGrakn LabsSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1999201320162004
Current release7.1, July 2017155851.8.3, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressno
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AltibaseAxibaseGraknRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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