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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Nebula Graph vs. OpenEdge vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Nebula Graph vs. OpenEdge vs. RDF4J

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSApplication development environment with integrated database management systemRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score3.53
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score4.66
Rank#79  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.progress.com/­openedgerdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.nebula-graph.iodocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Vesoft Inc.Progress Software CorporationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20002017201919842004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeStrong typed schemayesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query languageyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luayesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareCausal Clustering using Raft protocolSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access controlUsers and groupsno
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