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System Properties Comparison GRAKN.AI vs. Oracle vs. STSdb

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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Widely used RDBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
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 DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.27
Rank#249  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#116  Relational DBMS
Score1344.75
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#286  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitegrakn.aiwww.oracle.com/­databasestssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdOracleSTS Soft SC
Initial release201619802011
Current release1.6.2, January 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Cassandrahorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedno
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.noyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
GRAKN.AIOracleSTSdb
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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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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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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