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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Datomic vs. RDF4J

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score0.94
Rank#181  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#205  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.datomic.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.datomic.comrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAltibaseCognitectSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release199920122004
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.0.6362, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ClojureJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Clojure
Java
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoTransaction Functionsyes
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes 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.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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