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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TempoIQ

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportMicrosofts relational DBMSScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score2.09
Rank#125  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score1043.12
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servertempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperOntotextMicrosoftTempoIQ
Initial release200019892012
Current release8.8, January 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.noyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server PluginTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnoyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMMicrosoft SQL ServerTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
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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