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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Graphite vs. JanusGraph vs. TerminusDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.25
Rank#140  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score3.63
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#307  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webjanusgraph.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.janusgraph.orgterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperOntotextChris DavisLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2000200620172018
Current release8.8, January 20190.5.0, March 20201.1.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaPythonJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyes
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, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HTTP API
Sockets
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginnoyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Graph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnoneyesJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)noneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerRole-based access control
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMGraphiteJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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