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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. MaxDB vs. Stardog

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsSemantic graph DBMS, developed in Java
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.11
Rank#139  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score4.08
Rank#72  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#175  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.commaxdb.sap.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperOntotextSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Complexible Inc.
Initial release200019842010
Current release8.8, January 20197.9.09 (July 2018), 20184.2.4, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
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 languageyesSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
OWL
SPARQL
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyesno
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster infousing Apache ZooKeeper
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DStardog
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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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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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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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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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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