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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. GRAKN.AI vs. IRONdb vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. RDF4J

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Time Series DBMSWide column storeRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score55.11
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#243  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#115  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.filemaker.comgrakn.aiwww.irondb.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldev.grakn.ai/­docswww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGrakn Labs LtdCirconus LLC.MicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release19832016201720122004
Current release18, May 20191.6.1, December 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesPHPAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Luanoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using CassandraAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Master-master replication infoby using Cassandraconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnooptimistic lockingACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressnoAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno
More information provided by the system vendor
FileMakerGRAKN.AIIRONdbMicrosoft Azure Table StorageRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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Conferences and events

Grakn Cosmos, the universal conference of technologies built using Grakn
London, UK, 6-7 February 2020

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