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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. RethinkDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SwayDB vs. XTDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score2.86
Rank#103  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#3  RDF stores
Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websitewww.ontotext.comrethinkdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlswaydb.iogithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperOntotextThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Sybase, SAPSimer PlahaJuxt Ltd.
Initial release20002009199320182019
Current release9.8, June 20212.4.1, August 20201.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ScalaClojure
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyesnoyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCnoyesnolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyesnono
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding inforange basednonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
noneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
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 checkingnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic single-document operationsACIDAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
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.yes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRethinkDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSSwayDBXTDB infoformerly named Crux
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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