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DBMS > Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. LokiJS vs. RDF4J

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSIn-memory JavaScript DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument storeRDF store
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Score1.58
Rank#138  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.67
Rank#209  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedgraph.iogithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201620142004
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JavaScript 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
JavaScriptJava
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes 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 releasesnono
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DgraphLokiJSRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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