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System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. RDF4J

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRDF store
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Score1.08
Rank#146  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#217  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitedgraph.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.dgraph.iodocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20162004
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Master replication using RAFTnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesno
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DgraphRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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