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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. GraphDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tibero

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Enterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score2.62
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#109  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.ontotext.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheretechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBOntotextSAP infoformerly SybaseTmaxSoft
Initial release2005200019922003
Current releaseV13, October 20209.8, June 202117, July 20156, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC and Assembler
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.well-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenonenonehorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.noyesno infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)
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EDB PostgresGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTibero
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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