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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Redis

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistence
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.09
Rank#137  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score146.13
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comredis.io
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperOntotextSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis Labs
Initial release20002009
Current release8.8, January 20195.0.5, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexes
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 infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server PluginLua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logs
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial version
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRedis
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Redis, benchmarked as the world's fastest database, reduces application complexity,...
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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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Redis is an in-memory database platform offering native support of wide range of...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Redis powers personalization, real-time fraud detection, IoT, e-commerce, real-time...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Verizon, Vodafone, Atlassian, Trip Advisor, Jet.com, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Docker,...
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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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The licensing model is subscription based. Redis Enterprise Cloud is priced according...
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