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System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. GraphDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.32
Rank#267  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score2.61
Rank#109  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.ontotext.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsOntotextSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201820002014
Current release2.3, January 20219.8, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.stored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes
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
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregateswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityuser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnono
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)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsyes infoConstraint checkingyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
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.Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
AnzoGraph DBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSnowflake
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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