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DBMS > GraphDB vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
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.Data warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.61
Rank#109  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score19.82
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOntotextIBMSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020002014
Current release9.8, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoincluded in appliancehosted
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyesuser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 checkingnoyes
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.no
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.Users with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSnowflake
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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