DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > GraphDB vs. SAP HANA vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. SAP HANA vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  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 serviceOpen Source Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.42
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score52.86
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score1.45
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlsiridb.netsphinxsearch.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperOntotextSAPTransceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release20002010201720012010
Current release8.8, January 20192.0 SPS04 (April 5, 2019), April 20193.2.1, January 20207.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
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 servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaCC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoNumeric datanoyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIProprietary protocolGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server PluginSQLScript, Rnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyesnonoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyesnoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
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 Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyessimple rights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSAP HANASiriDBSphinxStardog
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
» more
Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
» more
Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
» more
Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
» more
Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
» more
Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
» more
Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
» more
Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
» more
Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
» more
Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
» more
A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSAP HANASiriDBSphinxStardog
DB-Engines blog posts

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Conferences and events

From Strings to Things with the GraphDB 9.4 Mapping UI
Webinar, 5pm CEST / 11am EDT / 8am PDT, 6 October 2020

Finished events

Reasoning with Big Knowledge Graphs: Choices, Pitfalls and Proven Recipes
Webinar, 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST / 5:00 PM CEST, 30 July 2020 (finished)

Hands-on with the JDBC Driver in GraphDB: Bridging relational queries to the graph world
Webinar, 8:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 5:00 PM CEST, 17 September 2020 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Ontotext GraphDB 9.4 Enables SQL Access to Knowledge Graphs and Visual Mapping of Tabular Data to RDF
11 September 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.2 Supports RDF* to Match the Expressivity of Property Graphs
30 April 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext GraphDB Named Champion in Bloor's Graph Database Market Update
27 July 2020, PRNewswire

Ontotext Platform 3.0 for Enterprise Knowledge Graphs Released
16 December 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext GraphDB Named Innovator in Bloor's Graph Database Market Research
11 February 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Huawei Launches the FusionServer Pro V6 SAP HANA Solution for Enterprise Digital Transformation
25 September 2020, PRNewswire

Huawei Launches the FusionServer Pro V6 SAP HANA Solution
25 September 2020, TASS

Getting ahead of the future with Nutanix and SAP HANA - how JR Simplot sowed the seeds of success
24 September 2020, Diginomica

Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V6 Server Passes SAP HANA Appliance Certification
7 September 2020, PRNewswire

Acclimation partners with Gekkobrain to accelerate SAP HANA adoption in enterprises
7 September 2020, IT Brief Australia

provided by Google News

Transceptor Technology Open Sources the Time Series Database SiriDB
1 February 2017, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

How to Build 600+ Links in One Month
4 September 2020, Search Engine Journal

Chihuahuas and unicorns on your mobile with Google’s augmented reality: 27 new animals
10 September 2020, Explica

Hire Me Car raises undisclosed funding from US based NRI investors
27 September 2020, TechGraph

6 Top & Best Open source Search Engine Software for Enterprises
17 June 2019, H2S Media

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SAP Hana
iknowvate technologies, Auburn Hills, MI

Remote SAP HANA Architect
Piper Companies, Remote

SAP Basis with HANA Consultant
DynPro, Inc., San Jose, CA

SAP HANA – Data Modelling
CSI Solutions, San Jose, CA

Junior SAP Security Resource (Remote)
Clarkston Consulting, United States

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here