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System Properties Comparison GRAKN.AI vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RocksDB

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NameGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
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 storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.28
Rank#243  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#115  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score2.61
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Websitegrakn.aiwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperGrakn Labs LtdOracleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201620112013
Current release1.6.2, January 202019.5, November 20196.5.2, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraElectable Master-Slave per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperwith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yes
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 infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
GRAKN.AIOracle NoSQLRocksDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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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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