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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. GraphDB vs. Kinetica vs. Postgres-XL

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.31
Rank#65  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.32
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#215  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.kinetica.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperYandex LLCOntotextKinetica
Initial release2016200020122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20208.8, January 20196.010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
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
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Server Pluginuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMKineticaPostgres-XL
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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