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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. GraphDB vs. RocksDB vs. Rockset

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#143  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score0.37
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitedruid.apache.orggraphdb.ontotext.comrocksdb.orgrockset.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsOntotextFacebook, Inc.Rockset
Initial release2012200020132019
Current release8.8, January 20196.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.noyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnodynamic typing
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSPARQL is used as query languagenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
C++ API
Java API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Server Pluginnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsyesnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRocksDBRockset
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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News

Crafting a Knowledge Graph: The Semantic Data Modeling Way
20 February 2020

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6 February 2020

Ontotext’s Graph Database Helps Create EU-Wide Company Business Graph
23 January 2020

A Graphful of Investment Opportunities
10 January 2020

Ontotext’s Most Popular Blog Posts for 2019
30 December 2019

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Conferences and events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
Online Training, 13:00 – 18:00 UTC, 12 December 2019 (finished)

Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
Online Training, 4pm GMT, 17 December 2019 (finished)

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