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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. JanusGraph vs. KairosDB vs. OmniSci

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2A high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.25
Rank#140  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score2.01
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#195  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.98
Rank#117  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comjanusgraph.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.janusgraph.orgkairosdb.github.iodocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperOntotextLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2000201720132016
Current release8.8, January 20190.5.0, March 20201.2.2, November 2018V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
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 languageJavaJavaJavaC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-freeyes
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.nononono
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 languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyesnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics enginenono
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
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyes infoRelationships in graphsnono
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 persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serversimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanKairosDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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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Conferences and events

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

GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
Webinar, 5 pm CEST / 12 pm EDT / 6 pm EEST, 14 May 2020 (finished)

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