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System Properties Comparison Grakn vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Stardog vs. Tibero

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NameGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  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 containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
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.
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#102  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#144  Overall
#22  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#69  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#143  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1.55
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitegrakn.aiwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.stardog.comwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.stardog.com/­docstechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperGrakn LabsInterSystemsStardog-UnionTmaxSoft
Initial release2016201820102003
Current release1.7.1, April 20202018.1.1, February 20187.3.0, May 20206, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and Assembler
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-ClusterMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)
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GraknInterSystems IRISStardogTibero
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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