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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. HBase vs. RDF4J

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSWide column storeRDF store
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Score1.61
Rank#134  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.55
Rank#219  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedgraph.iohbase.apache.orgrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iohbase.apache.orgrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201620082004
Current release2.2.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
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
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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DgraphHBaseRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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