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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Geode vs. GraphDB vs. Stardog

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
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Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#99  Relational DBMS
Score1.59
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.14
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.81
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacegeode.apache.orggraphdb.ontotext.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygeode.apache.org/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.OntotextStardog-Union
Initial release1979200220002010
Current releaseV11.5, November 20171.1, February 20178.8, January 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes
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.nononono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (OQL)SPARQL is used as query languageSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsJava Server Pluginuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyes infoConstraint checkingyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights per client and object definableyesAccess rights for users and roles
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c-treeACEGeodeGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMStardog
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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