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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. RDF4J

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score1.15
Rank#138  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#201  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbrdf4j.org
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbkairosdb.github.iodocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperOntotextSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2000201320132004
Current release8.8, January 20191.7.8, August 20191.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
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 languageJavaGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginnonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
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 infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMInfluxDBKairosDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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