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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Grakn vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MariaDB vs. Stardog

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Enterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#221  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#104  Relational DBMS
Score1.11
Rank#143  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
Score89.90
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegrakn.aiwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irismariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.stardog.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarywww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperAxibase CorporationGrakn LabsInterSystemsMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Stardog-Union
Initial release20132016201820092010
Current release155851.6.2, January 20202018.1.1, February 201810.4.12, January 20206.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3user defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using CassandraShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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AxibaseGraknInterSystems IRISMariaDBStardog
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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