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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Heroic vs. Stardog vs. TerminusDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.10
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.27
Rank#239  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#173  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.05
Rank#316  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.stardog.comdatachemist.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.stardog.com/­docswww.datachemist.com/­images/­uploads/­general/­Evolving_MeaningfulValuefromEnterpriseData.pdf
DeveloperOntotextSpotifyStardog-UnionDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2000201420102018
Current release8.8, January 20196.2.3, July 20191.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoGPL V3
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 languageJavaJavaJavaProlog
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (DataChemist Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javayes
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyesMaster-master replication in HA-ClusterJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMHeroicStardogTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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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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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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