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DBMS > Google Cloud Datastore vs. Graph Engine vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Graph Engine vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
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Trend Chart
Score4.84
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.graphengine.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20082010201720042018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation language.NET and CC and C++JavaScala
Server operating systemshosted.NETLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesno
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)noSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineyesyes, in Luayesno
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nonono

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