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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. SAP HANA vs. Sequoiadb vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Document store
Wide column store
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Score1.32
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score51.34
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#249  Overall
#34  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.sequoiadb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­hanawww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperOntotextSAPSequoiadb Ltd.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release2000201020132017
Current release8.8, January 20192.0 SPS04, April 20192.1.8.2, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no infoalso available as a cloud based servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesSQL-like query languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONYCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server PluginSQLScript, RJavaScriptyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyesMaster-slave replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDocument is locked during a transactionDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyessimple password-based access controlyes
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSAP HANASequoiadbYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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