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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Google Search Appliance vs. GraphDB vs. Riak KV

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score1.14
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score5.39
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websiteesgyn.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.combasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationesgyn.com/­developerssupport.google.com/­gsagraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperEsgynGoogleOntotextBasho Technologies
Initial release2015200220002009
Current release8.8, January 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresJava Server PluginJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication between multi datacentersMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoConstraint checkingno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentication via various security protocolsyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
EsgynDBGoogle Search ApplianceGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRiak KV
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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News

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10 January 2020

Ontotext’s Most Popular Blog Posts for 2019
30 December 2019

A New Hope: The Rise of the Knowledge Graph
6 December 2019

The New Improved and Open GraphDB
7 November 2019

It Takes Two to Tango: Knowledge Graphs and Text Analysis
5 November 2019

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Conferences and events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
Online Training, 13:00 – 18:00 UTC, 12 December 2019 (finished)

Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
Online Training, 4pm GMT, 17 December 2019 (finished)

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