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System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. Grakn vs. RDF4J

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
RDF store
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Score0.00
Rank#337  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#206  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitecachelot.iograkn.airdf4j.org
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperGrakn LabsSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201520162004
Current release1.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressno
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Cachelot.ioGraknRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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