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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
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.
Graph DBMS
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Score0.21
Rank#256  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#321  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
Websitegrakn.aimemgraph.com
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsmemgraph.com/­docs
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdMemgraph Ltd
Initial release20162017
Current release1.4.3, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMulti-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressUsers, roles and permissions
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Specific characteristicsGrakn makes working with complex data easy by providing: A flexible schema that allows...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive data model: Grakn allows you to model the real world. Logical integrity...
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Typical application scenariosSemantic Search: Grakn allows you to accurately understand a query's intent and the...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial. The commercial license will be priced based on cluster resources...
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