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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Ignite vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Ignite vs. RDF4J

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
RDF store
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Score1.58
Rank#138  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#209  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedgraph.ioignite.apache.orgrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsapacheignite.readme.io/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Apache Software FoundationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201620152004
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++, Java, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes (replicated cache)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID 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 releasesSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno
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DgraphIgniteRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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