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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. QuestDB vs. RDF4J vs. TinkerGraph

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.A high performance open source SQL database for time series dataRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score2.11
Rank#127  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#196  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comquestdb.iordf4j.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperEnterpriseDBQuestDB LimitedSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2005201420042009
Current release14, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Java
PHP
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicasnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as welloptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
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EDB PostgresQuestDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Apache 2.0.
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