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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Stardog

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score2.26
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#123  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.enterprisedb.comejdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.stardog.com
DeveloperEnterpriseDBSoftmotionsSAP infoformerly SybaseStardog-Union
Initial release20162005201219922010
Current releaseV13, October 202017, July 20157.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial 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 languagePythonCCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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BigchainDBEDB PostgresEJDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereStardog
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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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 modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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