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DBMS > GraphDB vs. MarkLogic vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. MarkLogic vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.Operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databasePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score9.85
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.marklogic.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.marklogic.comdocs.tigergraph.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotextMarkLogic Corp.Teradata
Initial release2000200120052017
Current release9.8, June 20219.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyes
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.noyesyes infoin Aster File Storeno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes infoSQL92yesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptR packagesyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDACID
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, with Range Indexesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.Role-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMMarkLogicTeradata AsterTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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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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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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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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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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