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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Riak KV

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.11
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score3.39
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
Score5.56
Rank#55  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlbasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperOntotextOracleBasho Technologies
Initial release200020112009
Current release8.8, January 201918.3, November 20182.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalno
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
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server PluginnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationElectable Master-Slave per shardselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)no
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.yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOracle NoSQLRiak KV
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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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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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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