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DBMS > GraphDB vs. Riak TS vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Riak TS vs. TimescaleDB vs. ToroDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  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.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.ontotext.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.timescale.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.timescale.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotextBasho TechnologiesTimescale8Kdata
Initial release2000201520172016
Current release9.8, June 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangCJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingno infolinks between datasets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
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.nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRiak TSTimescaleDBToroDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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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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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRiak TSTimescaleDBToroDB
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