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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Object oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score1.15
Rank#138  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.44
Rank#215  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score120.36
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacegraphdb.ontotext.comobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationOntotextObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release1979200020172000
Current releaseV11.5, November 20178.8, January 20193.30.1, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC and C++C
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-less
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSPARQL is used as query languagenoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
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
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Java Server Pluginnono
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLyes infoConstraint checkingyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.yesyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACEGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMObjectBoxSQLite
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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