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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
DescriptionEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.25
Rank#91  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Websitewww.ontotext.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotext
Initial release2000
Current release10.4, October 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourced
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBC
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibility
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristics

Ontotext GraphDB is a semantic database engine that allows organizations to build faster, cheaper, and optimized Knowledge Graphs.

GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext. It is implemented in Java and packaged as a Storage and Inference Layer (SAIL) for the RDF4J framework. Loading, reasoning and query evaluation proceed fast even against huge ontologies and knowledge bases.

Competitive advantages

GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment with its functions, such as inserting and transforming any data into RDF format, SPARQL editor, FTS connectors, visualization, geospatial and ranking. 

GraphDB offers

  • Data Reconciliation
  • Ontology visualization
  • Semantic similarity search based on graph embeddings and smarter and
  • Simpler cluster architecture that enables best-in-class resilience, reduced infrastructure costs and self-organized leader election for automated recovery

Upstream and Downstream Integrations:

  • ChatGPT GraphDB Integration
  • Elasticsearch GraphDB Connector
  • OpenSearch GraphDB Connector
  • Lucene GraphDB Connector
  • Solr GraphDB Connector
  • Kafka GraphDB Connector
  • MongoDB Integration for large-scale metadata management
  • General Full-text Search with the Connectors
  • Kafka Sink Connector
  • Text Mining Plugin
  • Dremio, Databricks, and Snowflake integration via Ontop 5
Typical application scenarios

Metadata enrichment and management, linked data publishing, semantic inferencing at scale, enterprise semantic search applications and data warehousing in verticals like

  • Financial Services,
  • Lifesciences and Healthcare,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Public sectors,
  • Publishing,
  • GLAM sectors,
  • Agriculture,
  • Electricity,
  • Transportation and others.
Key customers

GraphDB provides a platform for building next-generation AI and Knowledge Graph based solutions in life science, finance, media and other domains.

Part of our clients are: Fujitsu, Johnson Controls, Stattnet, TOP 5 US Banks, Chubb, S&P Global Platts, Roche, BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty Trust, UK Parliament, Raytheon, Korea Telecom, Springer Nature, Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Wiley and many others

Market metrics
  • GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise deployments. Heavy-duty, high-availability, robust and scalable it fits perfectly in any enterprise infrastructure when stability and predictability are key.
  • GraphDB is the first engine to pass both LDBC Social Network and Semantic Publishing benchmarks, proving its unique capability to handle graph analytics and metadata management workloads simultaneously. For more information about it, please click here: https://ldbcouncil.org/post/ldbc-snb-early-2023-updates/ 
Licensing and pricing models
  • GraphDB Free is a non-commercial version and is free to use.
  • GraphDB Enterprise edition is licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual and annual subscription models are available.
  • GraphDB Enterprise Edition 12-Core Cluster available on AWS Marketplace & Microsoft Azure Marketplace
News

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6 June 2024

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31 May 2024

A Triple Store RAG Retriever
29 May 2024

Integrating GraphDB with Relational Database Systems
23 May 2024

Understanding the Graph Center of Excellence
17 May 2024

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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Recent citations in the news

Ontotext's GraphDB Solution is Now Available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace
16 January 2024, PR Newswire

Ontotext Unveils GraphDB 10.4 with Enhanced AWS Integration and ChatGPT Connector
24 October 2023, Datanami

Ontotext Platform 3.0 for Enterprise Knowledge Graphs Released
18 December 2019, KDnuggets

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.10 Makes Knowledge Graph Experience Faster and Richer
13 June 2019, Markets Insider

Ontotext's GraphDB 10 Brings Modern Data Architectures to the Mainstream with Better Resilience and Еаsier Operations
5 July 2022, PR Newswire

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