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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. RDF4J vs. RethinkDB

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelEvent StoreRDF storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.13
Rank#192  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score1.11
Rank#196  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score3.48
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitewww.eventstore.comrdf4j.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comrdf4j.org/­documentationrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201220042009
Current release21.2, February 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousers and table-level permissions

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