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System Properties Comparison GBase vs. RavenDB vs. Stardog vs. SWC-DB vs. Weaviate

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.17
Rank#161  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score1.89
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitewww.gbase8a.comravendb.netwww.stardog.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
github.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.stardog.comwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperHibernating RhinosStardog-UnionAlex KashirinSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2010201020202017
Current releaseGBase 8a5.3, November 20217.3.0, May 20200.5, April 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC#JavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoImport/export of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL ServerSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javanono
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication in HA-Clusteryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDno
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleAccess rights for users and rolesOpenID Connect Discovery
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GBaseRavenDBStardogSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseWeaviate
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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