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System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. GraphDB vs. Redis vs. Snowflake

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.Popular in-memory data platform used as a cache, message broker, and database that can be deployed on-premises, across clouds, and hybrid environments infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith RedisJSON
Graph DBMS infowith RedisGraph
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infowith RediSearch
Time Series DBMS infowith RedisTimeSeries
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score2.44
Rank#109  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score168.31
Rank#6  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score40.04
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.ontotext.comredis.io
redislabs.com
www.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.redislabs.com/­latest/­index.html
redis.io/­documentation
docs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsOntotextRedis project core team, inspired by Salvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2018200020092014
Current release2.3, January 20219.8, June 20216.2.4, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infosource-available extensions (modules), commercial licenses for Redis Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
hosted
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.stored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCnoyes
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregateswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityLua; Redis Functions coming in Redis 7 (slides and Github)user defined functions
Triggersnonopublish/subscribe channels provide some trigger functionality; RedisGearsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnoneSharding infoAutomatic hash-based sharding with support for hash-tags for manual shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
Source-replica replication infoChained replication is supported
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnothrough RedisGearsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Causal consistency can be enabled in Active-Active databases
Strong consistency with Redis Raft
Strong eventual consistency with Active-Active
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of command blocks and scripts and optimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.Access Control Lists (ACLs): redis.io/­topics/­acl
LDAP and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Redis Enterprise
Mutual TLS authentication: redis.io/­topics/­encryption
Password-based authentication
Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
AnzoGraph DBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRedisSnowflake
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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The Redis real-time data platform builds upon the unmatched simplicity and speed...
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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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Redis Enterprise is a robust in-memory database platform built by the people who...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Redis Enterprise is used by large enterprise, startup, and government organizations...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Most launched Docker container per day according to Docker Hub (7.2M launches per...
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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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Redis Enterprise Cloud lets users scale up and down instantly, and pay only for the...
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