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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. JaguarDB vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
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Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score4.78
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.datajaguar.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phphelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOntotextDataJaguar, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2000201519942014
Current release8.8, January 20192.9.4 September 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-master replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyesyes
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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMJaguarDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflake
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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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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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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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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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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Conferences and events

GraphDB 9.1: Knowledge Graphs with Data Provenance
Webinar, 2 March 2020 (finished)

GraphDB Fundamentals: Adding Meaning to Your Data
Webinar, 4pm GMT, 8am PST, 5pm CET, 25 March 2020 (finished)

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