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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
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Score0.86
Rank#152  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperOntotext
Initial release2000
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.
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
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 SQLSPARQL is used as query language
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

GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It offers an easy way to experiment with its functions like insert and transform any type of data in RDF format, SPARQL editor, visualization, geospatial and ranking, GraphDB offers Data Reconciliation, Ontology visualization and high-performance cluster proven to scale in a production environment. GraphDB offers also MongoDB integration for large-scale metadata management, semantic similarity search, based on graph embedding, fast and flexible full-text search (FTS) connectors. 

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, The British Museum, Getty Trust, UK Parliament, Raytheon, Korea Telecom, Springer Nature, Elsevier, Oxford University Press, Wiley, S&P Global Platts, 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.

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. https://cloud.ontotext.com
News

Scientific Literature Monitoring for Drug Safety Signals
8 February 2019

Ontotext Platform: A Global View Across Knowledge Graphs and Content Annotations
25 January 2019

Ontotext Platform: Semantic Annotation Quality Assurance & Inter-Annotator Agreement
18 January 2019

Ontotext Platform: Knowledge Quality via Efficient Annotation at Scale
11 January 2019

Top 5 Technology Trends to Track in 2019
4 January 2019

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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Conferences and events

Building AI-powered Drug Adverse Events Monitoring Service
Webinar, 3pm GMT, 8am PDT, 11am EDT, 4pm BST, 18 November 2018 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.7 Offers Vector-Based Concept Matching and Better Scalability, Performance and Data Governance
9 October 2018, PR Newswire

Ontotext has Just Released GraphDB 8.8
16 January 2019, SYS-CON Media

The Graph Database Poised To Pounce On The Mainstream
19 September 2018, The Next Platform

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

Graph database vendors: Who they are, what they do and who their customers are
3 August 2017, ComputerworldUK

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