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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. HBase vs. TempoIQ

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Wide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.09
Rank#125  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score48.36
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comhbase.apache.orgtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhbase.apache.org
DeveloperOntotextApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetTempoIQ
Initial release200020082012
Current release8.8, January 20192.2.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.noyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenono
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
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersnoyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACsimple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHBaseTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
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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