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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Greenplum vs. Hazelcast vs. IRONdb

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
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.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.A widely adopted in-memory data gridA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score13.36
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score10.08
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comgreenplum.orghazelcast.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.greenplum.orghazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotextPivotal Software Inc.HazelcastCirconus LLC.
Initial release2000200520082017
Current release9.8, June 20216.7.1, April 20205.1, March 2022V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyesyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes, in Lua
Triggersnoyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes infoReplicated Mapconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMGreenplumHazelcastIRONdb
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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