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DBMS > Apache Jena - TDB vs. Dgraph vs. HarperDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Apache Jena - TDB vs. Dgraph vs. HarperDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. RDF4J

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NameApache Jena - TDB  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA RDF storage and query DBMS, shipped as an optional-use component of the Apache Jena frameworkDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRDF storeGraph DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.84
Rank#104  Overall
#4  RDF stores
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.80
Rank#128  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitejena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmldgraph.ioharperdb.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisrdf4j.org
Technical documentationjena.apache.org/­documentation/­tdb/­index.htmldgraph.io/­docsharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infooriginally developed by HP LabsDgraph Labs, Inc.HarperDBInterSystemsSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20002016201720182004
Current release4.2.0, September 20213.1, August 20212021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License, Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoNode.jsJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freedynamic schemadepending on used data modelyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON data typesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like data manipulation statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsFuseki infoREST-style SPARQL HTTP Interface
Jena RDF API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yesyes
Triggersyes infovia event handlernonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSynchronous replication via Raftyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoTDB TransactionsACIDAtomic execution of specific operationsACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, using LMDByesyes 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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control via Jena Securityno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess rights for users and rolesyesno
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Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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By combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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