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DBMS > GraphDB vs. HBase vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. HBase vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak KV

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMicrosofts relational DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.42
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1062.76
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score5.92
Rank#63  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comhbase.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperOntotextApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release2000200819892009
Current release8.8, January 20192.2.0, June 2019SQL Server 2019, November 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Erlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyes infoCoprocessors in JavaTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHBaseMicrosoft SQL ServerRiak KV
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Apache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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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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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Apple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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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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Apache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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