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System Properties Comparison EnterpriseDB vs. eXtremeDB vs. GRAKN.AI

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NameEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.36
Rank#102  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#217  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#243  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilygrakn.ai
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdev.grakn.ai/­docs
DeveloperEnterpriseDBMcObjectGrakn Labs Ltd
Initial release200520012016
Current releaseV10, November 20178.0, May 20181.6.2, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesno
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangehorizontal partitioning / shardingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-master replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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EnterpriseDBeXtremeDBGRAKN.AI
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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IoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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With hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Grakn Cosmos, the universal conference of technologies built using Grakn
London, UK, 6-7 February 2020

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