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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. RDF4J vs. Weaviate

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRDF storeSearch engine
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Score1.50
Rank#143  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comrdf4j.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAltibaseSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release199920042017
Current release7.1, July 20170.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaGo
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
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-standardnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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AltibaseRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameWeaviate
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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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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