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DBMS > EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB vs. TypeDB

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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.RDF4J 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 storageTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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Score4.27
Rank#79  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#216  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.81
Rank#198  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.iovaticle.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperExasolSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer PlahaGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release2000200420182016
Current release2.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnonoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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EXASOLRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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