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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 relational database management system that stores data in columns
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.
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.20
Rank#256  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitegrakn.aiwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdMonetDB BV
Initial release20162004
Current release1.5.8, August 2019Apr2019, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandranone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental status
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GRAKN.AIMonetDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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News

Limit memory usage of MonetDB on Linux with CGROUPS
9 May 2019

SQL:2003 merge statements now supported in MonetDB
8 March 2019

Extended SQL:2011 Window Functions in MonetDB
26 February 2019

Updatable MERGE TABLEs with partition predicates
26 February 2019

Remote Tables and Authorization
10 August 2018

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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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