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DBMS > Citus vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. GraphDB vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. GraphDB vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.41
Rank#146  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score8.21
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.11
Rank#121  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#333  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#316  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoregraphdb.ontotext.comwww.sadasengine.comsiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoregraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperGoogleOntotextSADAS s.r.l.Transceptor Technology
Initial release20102017200020062017
Current release8.1, December 20189.4, September 20208.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageCJavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infoNumeric data
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoSPARQL is used as query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJava Server Pluginnono
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoConstraint checkingyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.yesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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CitusGoogle Cloud FirestoreGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSadas EngineSiriDB
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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