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DBMS > GraphDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Teradata Aster vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Hazelcast vs. Teradata Aster vs. TinkerGraph

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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Score2.65
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score9.66
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comhazelcast.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperOntotextHazelcastTeradata
Initial release2000200820052009
Current release9.8, June 20214.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes infoin Aster File Storeno
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/ODBCSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesR packagesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated Mapyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkno
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 selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
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.Role-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHazelcastTeradata AsterTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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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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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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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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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Conferences and events

Knowledge Graph Forum
Virtual Event, 10/26:3pm CEST, 10/27:7:30pm CEST, 26-27 October 2021

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