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

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 serviceA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Relational DBMS
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Score4.86
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1.25
Rank#140  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.61
Rank#197  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score50.82
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score2.18
Rank#110  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websiteclickhouse.techgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.timescale.com
DeveloperYandex LLCOntotextKineticaSAPTimescale
Initial release20162000201220102017
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20208.8, January 20196.02.0 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
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-serviceLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to ANSI SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
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
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
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Server Pluginuser defined functionsSQLScript, Ruser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID
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.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
ClickHouseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMKineticaSAP HANATimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source time-series database...
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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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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, LAIKA, Nutanix, Sakura Internet, Schneider Electric,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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With over 8.5K GitHub stars and growing, 1.8 million+ downloads, and an active Slack...
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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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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including a fully managed Cloud-hosted solution,...
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Conferences and events

GraphDB Fundamentals: Adding Meaning to Your Data
Webinar, 4pm GMT, 8am PST, 5pm CET, 25 March 2020 (finished)

GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
Webinar, 5 pm CEST / 12 pm EDT / 6 pm EEST, 14 May 2020 (finished)

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10 October 2019, ComputerWeekly.com

ClickHouse - from website clicks to ultra-fast analytics solution -
27 April 2020, Enterprise Times

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3 December 2019, Security Boulevard

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31 October 2019, DevOps.com

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23 April 2018, PR Newswire

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Ontotext releases new version of GraphDB
15 May 2020, KMWorld Magazine

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, Yahoo Finance

Ontotext Platform 3.0 for Enterprise Knowledge Graphs Released
16 December 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.0 Open-sources its Front-end and Engine Plugins to Empower Knowledge Graph Solutions
3 October 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext GraphDB Named Innovator in Bloor's Graph Database Market Research
11 February 2019, PRNewswire

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1 June 2020, Bandera County Courier

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22 May 2020, Cole of Duty

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2 June 2020, Bulletin Line

COVID-19 Real-Time Crisis Management Platform Data-Driven Emergency
12 May 2020, AiThority

Disaster Tech & Kinetica Launches Crisis Management Platform
8 May 2020, Geospatial World

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SAP HANA database turns 10
15 May 2020, TechTarget

Huawei's SAP HANA Solution Gets a Makeover with Intel Optane PMem
7 May 2020, Network World

S/4 Hana Transformation And SAP Licenses
3 June 2020, E3zine.com

SAP HANA on Linux - the best Linux platform is SUSE Enterprise
22 May 2020, TechHQ

SAP Business Suite Until 2027: Unexpected Costs And Hidden Risks
2 June 2020, E3zine.com

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TimescaleDB Delivers Another Option for Time-Series Analytics
17 October 2019, Datanami

TimescaleDB goes distributed; implements ‘Chunking’ over ‘Sharding’ for scaling-out
22 August 2019, Packt Hub

Timescale announces $15M investment and new enterprise version of TimescaleDB
29 January 2019, TechCrunch

TimescaleDB Readies its 1.0 Launch for Primetime
13 September 2018, RTInsights

Introducing Timescale Cloud: The First Fully-Managed, Multi-Cloud Time-Series Database Service
18 June 2019, Business Wire

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