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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InfluxDB vs. Memcached

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportCloud-based data warehousing serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.42
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score2.25
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperOntotextIBMDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2000201420132003
Current release8.8, January 20191.8.0, April 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.yesnono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server PluginPL/SQL, SQL PLnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInfluxDBMemcached
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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