DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > c-treeACE vs. GraphDB vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. GraphDB vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Object oriented DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#204  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#143  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.51
Rank#205  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score123.36
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#162  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacegraphdb.ontotext.comobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperFairCom CorporationOntotextObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard HippStardog-Union
Initial release19792000201720002010
Current releaseV11.5, November 20178.8, January 20193.31.0, January 20206.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.nonononono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Proprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Java Server Pluginnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnonoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replicationnonenoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infoConstraint checkingyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yesyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMObjectBoxSQLiteStardog
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
» more
GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
» more
Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
» more
Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
» more
GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
» more
Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
» more
Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
» more
Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
» more
Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
» more
Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
» more
BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
» more
Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
» more
Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
» more
Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more
GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
» more
A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
» more
News

Crafting a Knowledge Graph: The Semantic Data Modeling Way
20 February 2020

How Computer Vision Technology Can Bring Smart Surveillance to Retail    
6 February 2020

Ontotext’s Graph Database Helps Create EU-Wide Company Business Graph
23 January 2020

A Graphful of Investment Opportunities
10 January 2020

Ontotext’s Most Popular Blog Posts for 2019
30 December 2019

Connecting database performance and business value – a fast edge database is a money saver
20 February 2020

MoodSpace Mobile App Use Case
20 January 2020

ObjectBox Go 1.1
16 December 2019

ObjectBox EdgeX v1.1 – database with ARM32 support
27 November 2019

Sync.Drone: a drone project based on ObjectBox
20 November 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for SQLite is a powerful and comprehensive SQLite GUI that provides a complete set of functions for database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
c-treeACEGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMObjectBoxSQLiteStardog
DB-Engines blog posts

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Conferences and events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
Online Training, 13:00 – 18:00 UTC, 12 December 2019 (finished)

Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
Online Training, 4pm GMT, 17 December 2019 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

FairCom names new senior sales director
27 January 2020, PRNewswire

FairCom joins INCITS committee that defines GQL, SQL standards
21 January 2020, Yahoo Finance

FairCom and Software AG sign new contract for c-treeACE Database
22 March 2019, PRNewswire

Database leader FairCom releases c-treeACE V11.5
8 November 2017, PR Newswire

Database leader FairCom celebrates 40 years of providing fast, reliable solutions
6 November 2019, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

GraphDB Goes Open Source
27 January 2020, iProgrammer

It's just semantics: Bulgarian software dev Ontotext squeezes out GraphDB 9.1
15 January 2020, The Register

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.0 Open-sources its Front-end and Engine Plugins to Empower Knowledge Graph Solutions
3 October 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.10 Makes Knowledge Graph Experience Faster and Richer
13 June 2019, Yahoo Finance

Ontotext GraphDB Named Innovator in Bloor's Graph Database Market Research
11 February 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market Anticipated to Grow at a Significant Pace by 2026 | Google, ObjectBox, Microsoft, DBase
14 February 2020, Reporting 99

ObjectBox has built a distributed database for the IoT
17 September 2019, Stacey on IoT

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market Research Report, Growth Forecast 2025
22 January 2020, News by aeresearch

Object-Oriented Databases Software Market 2026 Size, Application, Share, Qualitative Research And Competitive Strategy | Google, Microsoft, InterSystems
14 February 2020, Chronicle 99

Munich-founded database startup ObjectBox raises $2 million
3 December 2018, Tech.eu

provided by Google News

SQLite 3.31 Released With Support For Generated Columns
26 January 2020, Phoronix

RHEL 8 Still Vulnerable to “Magellan 2” SQLite Bugs, as Patches Drop
27 January 2020, Computer Business Review

RDBMS Software Market Estimated to Flourish at by Key players are SQLite, ThinkSQL, Oracle, Microsoft, IBM
13 February 2020, Instant Tech News

Global RDBMS Software Market 2024 In-depth Analysis of Business Professionals - SQLite, ThinkSQL, Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, etc.
18 February 2020, Chronicles 99

SELECT code_execution FROM * USING SQLite: Eggheads lift the lid on DB security hijinks
10 August 2019, The Register

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Entry Level Data Scientist
RTI International, Durham, NC

APPLICATIONS PROGR 3 (CIG Applications Programmer)
University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

Android Developer (Marvel)
Marvel Entertainment, New York, NY

Staff Serious Games Programmer
Applied Research Associates, Inc, Raleigh, NC

IT Application Developer - Journey *12206-19
State of Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Present your product here