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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Interbase vs. RDF4J vs. Weaviate

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score6.55
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Score0.07
Rank#299  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaserdf4j.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.rdf4j.orgwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperExasolEmbarcaderoSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2000198420042017
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20170.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJavaGo
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoGraphQL is used as query language
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
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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