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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. OpenEdge vs. OpenQM vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportApplication development environment with integrated database management systemQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score4.04
Rank#75  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#252  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.openqm.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperOntotextProgress Software CorporationMartin PhillipsOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20001984199319941984
Current release8.8, January 2019OpenEdge 11.7, March 20173.4-1218.1 (Core), June 20187.3.3.2.0, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes infowith some exceptionsschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyes infoclose to SQL 92noyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyesyesno
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4yesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers and groupsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOpenEdgeOpenQM infoalso called QMOracle Berkeley DBOracle Rdb
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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Conferences and events

GraphDB 9.1: Knowledge Graphs with Data Provenance
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