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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Impala vs. SwayDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportAnalytic DBMS for HadoopAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.11
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score14.57
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#295  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperOntotextClouderaSimer Plaha
Initial release200020132018
Current release8.8, January 20193.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMImpalaSwayDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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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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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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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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