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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Kinetica vs. SAP HANA vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#143  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score54.97
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­hanahelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperOntotextKineticaSAPSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2000201220101992
Current release8.8, January 20196.02.0 SPS04, April 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC, C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAppliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginuser defined functionsSQLScript, Ryes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesyesyes
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMKineticaSAP HANASAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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News

How Computer Vision Technology Can Bring Smart Surveillance to Retail    
6 February 2020

Ontotext’s Graph Database Helps Create EU-Wide Company Business Graph
23 January 2020

A Graphful of Investment Opportunities
10 January 2020

Ontotext’s Most Popular Blog Posts for 2019
30 December 2019

A New Hope: The Rise of the Knowledge Graph
6 December 2019

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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMKineticaSAP HANASAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Conferences and events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
Online Training, 13:00 – 18:00 UTC, 12 December 2019 (finished)

Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
Online Training, 4pm GMT, 17 December 2019 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

GraphDB Goes Open Source
27 January 2020, iProgrammer

It's just semantics: Bulgarian software dev Ontotext squeezes out GraphDB 9.1
15 January 2020, The Register

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.0 Open-sources its Front-end and Engine Plugins to Empower Knowledge Graph Solutions
3 October 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.10 Makes Knowledge Graph Experience Faster and Richer
13 June 2019, Yahoo Finance

Ontotext GraphDB Named Innovator in Bloor's Graph Database Market Research
11 February 2019, PRNewswire

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Kinetica Recognized by InfoWorld as 2020 Technology of the Year
10 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Kinetica Poised to Deliver Active Analytics Across Singaporean Enterprises and Government After Being Accredited By IMDA
12 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Kinetica Accredited By IMDA
18 February 2020, FinancialNews.co.uk

Lucrative Opportunities in GPU Database Market 2027 - Emerging
24 January 2020, openPR

GPU Database – Know Factors Driving the Market to Record Growth | Kinetica, Omnisci, Sqream
22 January 2020, The Market Journal

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Atos Furthers Collaboration With Microsoft to Address SAP HANA Market
17 February 2020, AiThority

Forrester Research Names SAP a Leader in Data Management...
18 February 2020, Data & Storage Asean

AU Dept of Finance GovERP Adopts SAP S/4 HANA
18 February 2020, Inside SAP Magazine

SAP HANA and S4HANA Market Analysis With Key Players, Applications, Trends and Forecast To 2026
18 February 2020, Instant Tech News

SAP S/4 Hana Transition Journeys Must Start Now
22 January 2020, E3zine.com

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SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

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13 October 2016, TechTarget

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2 April 2018, TechTarget

Rimini Street looks beyond Oracle and SAP
8 June 2017, ARNnet

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

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