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System Properties Comparison GRAKN.AI vs. LevelDB vs. RavenDB vs. RDF4J

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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Key-value storeDocument storeRDF store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
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Score0.28
Rank#243  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#115  Relational DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Score3.45
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitegrakn.aigithub.com/­google/­leveldbravendb.netrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdravendb.net/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdGoogleHibernating RhinosSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2016201120102004
Current release1.6.2, January 20201.22, May 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
C++ API
Go
Java infoThird party binding
Node.js infoThird party binding
Python infoThird party binding
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Go
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandranoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandranoneMulti-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
More information provided by the system vendor
GRAKN.AILevelDBRavenDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL 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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