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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EXASOL vs. Grakn

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational 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.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.36
Rank#47  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score3.00
Rank#90  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#199  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgrakn.ai
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdev.grakn.ai/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxExasolGrakn Labs
Initial release201120002016
Current release6.8, April 20201.7.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Datastax EnterpriseEXASOLGrakn
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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