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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. H2GIS vs. NCache vs. Solr vs. TinkerGraph

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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.Spatial extension of H2Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Spatial DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.55
Rank#113  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.03
Rank#340  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score55.78
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.20
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachelucene.apache.org/­solrtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotextCNRSAlachisoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release20002013200520062009
Current release9.8, June 20215.2, April 20219.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.Solr Parallel SQL Interfaceno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes infobased on H2no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRJava pluginsno
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotificationsyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infobased on H2yes, with selectable consistency levelyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingoptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
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.yes infobased on H2Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yesno
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMH2GISNCacheSolrTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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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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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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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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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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