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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Impala vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Impala vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Analytic DBMS for HadoopRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score4.20
Rank#80  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score19.56
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#218  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolClouderaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release2000201320042018
Current release3.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnono

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