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DBMS > Dgraph vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score0.96
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.irondb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iowww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Circonus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201620172004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HTTP APIJava 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
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luayes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesnono
More information provided by the system vendor
DgraphIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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