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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. GraphDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP HANA vs. Sphinx

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 datasetsIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.29
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1.19
Rank#136  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.57
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score50.54
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score6.02
Rank#54  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteclickhouse.techgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­hanasphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperYandex LLCOntotextKineticaSAPSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20162000201220102001
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20208.8, January 20196.02.0 SPS04, April 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAppliance or cloud-serviceFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Server Pluginuser defined functionsSQLScript, Rno
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
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 checkingyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMKineticaSAP HANASphinx
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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