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System Properties Comparison Citus vs. IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Nebula Graph vs. Stardog

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score1.32
Rank#148  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score160.43
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score2.29
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#184  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.citusdata.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.nebula-graph.iowww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperIBMZumasysVesoft Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release20101983 infohost version199120192010
Current release8.1, December 201812.1, October 20165.77.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial 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
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeStrong typed schemaschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyesyes
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 functionalityyesnono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query languageYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
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 languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Go
Java
Python
.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.yesyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMulti-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 integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
CitusIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASENebula GraphStardog
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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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 modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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