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System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GraphDB vs. Heroic

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.87
Rank#173  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score1.32
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.37
Rank#237  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comgraphdb.ontotext.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperOntotextSpotify
Initial release201620002014
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languagePythonJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
BigchainDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHeroic
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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