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DBMS > GRAKN.AI vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Vertica

System Properties Comparison GRAKN.AI vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Vertica

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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
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.
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#248  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#116  Relational DBMS
Score4.79
Rank#66  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score22.17
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitegrakn.aiazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdMicrosoftVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201620122005
Current release1.6.1, December 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.2.x, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoavailable on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandrayes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
GRAKN.AIMicrosoft Azure Table StorageVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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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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