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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.61
Rank#164  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperOntotext
Initial release2000
Current release8.3.0, August 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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 (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no infoSPARQL
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
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 proceduresJava Server Plugin
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master 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 controlyes
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristics

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 Sesame RDF framework. Loading, reasoning and query evaluation proceed fast even against huge ontologies and knowledge bases.

Competitive advantages

Compliance to W3C standards, performant, extensible, scalable, high-availability cluster, expressive, rich and flexible data model.

Typical application scenarios

Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing at scale, enterprise semantic search applications and data warehousing.

Key customers

BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, AstraZeneca, 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 is key.

Licensing and pricing models

GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual, cloud and annual subscription models are available.

Ontotext provides self-managed and fully managed semantic graph databases (RDF triplestores) in the cloud, based on GraphDB database. http://S4.ontotext.com

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More resources
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Conferences and events

GraphDB Cloud – Enterprise Ready RDF Database on Demand
Webinar, 11am EDT, 3pm GMT, 13 July 2017 (finished)

Creating Custom Graph Views Over your RDF Data
Webinar, 11am EDT, 3pm GMT, 7 September 2017 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

The SMART Reason Why Semantic Graph Databases are Gaining Popularity
7 September 2017, PR Web (press release)

Ontotext Announces New Free Version Of GraphDB
3 December 2015, GlobeNewswire (press release)

GraphDB 8 Builds 360-degree Enterprise Data View as Linked Data
13 December 2016, PR Newswire (press release)

Ontotext's GraphDB Powers Springer Nature's New Linked Open Data Platform
14 March 2017, PR Web (press release)

Graph databases and RDF: It's a family affair
19 May 2017, ZDNet

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