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DBMS > GraphDB vs. Hazelcast vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Hazelcast vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  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.A widely adopted in-memory data gridA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeGraph 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
Score1.99
Rank#120  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comhazelcast.comwww.tigergraph.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperOntotextHazelcast
Initial release2000200820172009
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 languageJavaJavaC++Java
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-freeyesschema-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 strategynono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)no
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
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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++
Java
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoReplicated Mapnone
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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithmnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes 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 controlRole-based access controlno
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHazelcastTigerGraphTinkerGraph
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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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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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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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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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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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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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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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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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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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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