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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.14
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.38
Rank#225  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score128.58
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score3.62
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accesswww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperOntotextMicrosoftOracle
Initial release2000201419922011
Current release8.8, January 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201919.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
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 languageJavaJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-freeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesoptional
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server PluginView functions in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnonenoneElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)noneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infobut no files for transaction loggingconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMLokiJSMicrosoft AccessOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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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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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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