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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. OmniSci vs. Stardog vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUsEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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Score1.42
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1.45
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.omnisci.comwww.stardog.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.omnisci.comwww.stardog.com/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperOntotextMapD Technologies, Inc.Stardog-UnionYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2000201620102017
Current release8.8, January 2019V47.3.0, May 20202.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possibleno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serveryes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javayes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication in HA-ClusterBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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-ClusterStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesyes
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018StardogYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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 provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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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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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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Conferences and events

Reasoning with Big Knowledge Graphs: Choices, Pitfalls and Proven Recipes
Webinar, 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST / 5:00 PM CEST, 30 July 2020 (finished)

Hands-on with the JDBC Driver in GraphDB: Bridging relational queries to the graph world
Webinar, 8:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 5:00 PM CEST, 17 September 2020 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Ontotext GraphDB 9.4 Enables SQL Access to Knowledge Graphs and Visual Mapping of Tabular Data to RDF
11 September 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext GraphDB Named Champion in Bloor's Graph Database Market Update
27 July 2020, PRNewswire

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

Semantic Web Company and Ontotext Partner to Advance Enterprise Knowledge Graphs
17 June 2020, PR Newswire UK

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In-Depth SWOT Analysis on GPU Database Market 2020 Booming Worldwide Kinetica, OmniSci,SQream, Neo4j, NVIDIA, Brytlyt, Blazegraph , BlazingDB, Zilliz,Jedox, HeteroDB
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

The Next Database Platform (Full Recording Available)
1 September 2020, The Next Platform

The GPU Database Evolves Into An Analytics Platform
27 May 2020, The Next Platform

Inside OmniSci's Plans for Data Analytics Convergence
23 October 2019, Datanami

OmniSci 'Hitting Its Stride,' CEO Says
25 October 2019, Datanami

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Yugabyte Announces World-Class Speaker Lineup for Distributed SQL Summit 2020
2 September 2020, Business Wire

Justuno Chooses YugabyteDB to Power Its Cloud Native AI Visitor Conversion Platform
15 September 2020, Odessa American

Yugabyte CTO: The open road to developer mindshare
9 September 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

Yugabyte Raises $30 Million In Series B Funding To Meet Growing Demand For Its Cloud Native, Geo-Distributed SQL Database
9 June 2020, Business Wire

Yugabyte Simplifies Enterprise Database Deployments with Release of YugabyteDB 2.2
15 July 2020, Business Wire

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