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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. GraphDB vs. Hazelcast vs. TigerGraph

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.A widely adopted in-memory data gridA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score10.08
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.ontotext.comhazelcast.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperCrateOntotextHazelcast
Initial release2013200020082017
Current release9.8, June 20215.1, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes
Triggersnonoyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.Role-based access controlRole-based access control
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CrateDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHazelcastTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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