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System Properties Comparison Grakn vs. MonetDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. VelocityDB vs. XAP

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NameGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
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 DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#221  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#104  Relational DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#298  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitegrakn.aiwww.monetdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlvelocitydb.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherevelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperGrakn LabsMonetDB BVSAP infoformerly SybaseVelocityDB IncGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20162004199220112000
Current release1.6.2, January 2020Nov2019-SP1, December 201917, July 20157.x14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NETLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyesnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NetGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Ryes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlnoyes
TriggersnoyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraSharding via remote tablesnoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandranone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows AuthenticationRole-based access control
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GraknMonetDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereVelocityDBXAP
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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