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DBMS > Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. RDF4J

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.71
Rank#131  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynInterSystemsSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2016201520182004
Current release2020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++, JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelyes infoRDF Schemas
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
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DgraphEsgynDBInterSystems IRISRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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