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System Properties Comparison ArcadeDB vs. GraphDB vs. RavenDB

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NameArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenEnterprise-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.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.41
Rank#294  Overall
#43  Document stores
#24  Graph DBMS
#42  Key-value stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#127  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score4.21
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitearcadedb.comwww.ontotext.comravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.arcadedb.comgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationravendb.net/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterGitHubYouTubeMedium
DeveloperArcade DataOntotextHibernating Rhinos
Initial release202120002010
Current releaseSeptember 20219.8, June 20215.4, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Default ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDefault 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.Authorization levels configured per client per database
More information provided by the system vendor
ArcadeDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRavenDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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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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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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