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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. RDFox vs. SingleStore

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.High performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engineMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
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Score2.87
Rank#98  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score0.19
Rank#314  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#15  RDF stores
Score4.12
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.oxfordsemantic.techwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.oxfordsemantic.techdocs.singlestore.com
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotextOxford Semantic TechnologiesSingleStore Inc.
Initial release200020172013
Current release10.4, October 20236.0, Septermber 20228.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyes
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationreplication via a shared file systemSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode, Eventual Consistency in replicated setupsImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.Roles, resources, and access typesFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRDFoxSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsOntotext GraphDB is a semantic database engine that allows organizations to build...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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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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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customers​ GraphDB provides a platform for building next-generation AI and Knowledge Graph...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB Free is a non-commercial version and is free to use. GraphDB Enterprise edition...
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