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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Infobright vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Infobright vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendRDF4J 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 storageScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score3.81
Rank#88  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#276  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbrdf4j.orgswaydb.ioterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesrdf4j.org/­documentationterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperExasolIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer PlahaDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20002005200420182018
Current release10.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaScalaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesnonoRole-based access control

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