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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Stardog vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Stardog vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
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Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score1.73
Rank#129  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#313  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgwww.stardog.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Stardog-UnionSimer Plaha
Initial release20002017200420102018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20187.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyesno
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
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
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luayesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersyesnoyesyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneMulti-source replication in HA-Clusternone
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 Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnonoAccess rights for users and rolesno
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EXASOLIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameStardogSwayDB
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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