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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. GraphDB vs. SQLite

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)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.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.09
Rank#319  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score2.59
Rank#110  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score136.68
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.ontotext.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperSoftmotionsOntotextDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201220002000
Current release9.8, June 20213.38.5  (6 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaC
Server operating systemsserver-lessAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnostored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityno
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infoConstraint checkingyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoDefault 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.no
More information provided by the system vendor
EJDBGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSQLite
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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