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DBMS > Graph Engine vs. Heroic vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Heroic vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA 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 modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
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Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
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
Websitewww.graphengine.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftSpotifyCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20102014201720042018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation language.NET and CJavaC and C++JavaScala
Server operating systems.NETLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
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 proceduresyesnoyes, in Luayesno
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes 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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHeroicIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
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