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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Grakn vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Time Series DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.31
Rank#65  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#206  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteclickhouse.techgrakn.aiwww.irondb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.irondb.io/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperYandex LLCGrakn LabsCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2016201620172004
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20201.8.0, June 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in Luayes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandraconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressnono
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ClickHouseGraknIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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