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

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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.In-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMSHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
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Score2.24
Rank#108  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score53.44
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#237  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#179  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmltrafodion.apache.orgwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­hanatrafodion.apache.orgdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperOntotextSAPApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HPYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2000201020142017
Current release9.6, February 20212.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 20202.3.0, February 20192.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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++, JavaC 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 support; RDF shapesyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyesyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
YCQL, 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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilitySQLScript, RJava Stored Proceduresyes 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 nodesMulti-source replicationyesyes, via HBaseBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBaseno
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 ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDDistributed 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 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.yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSAP HANATrafodionYugabyteDB
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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Conferences and events

Accelerated R&D with a FAIR Data Fabric in Life Sciences
Webinar, 7am PDT / 10am EDT / 5pm CEST / 6pm EEST, 14 April 2021

Finished events

Data Virtualization with GraphDB
Webinar, 4pm GMT / 5pm CEST / 6pm EET / 10am EST / 7am PST, 4 February 2021 (finished)

Generate Value from Your Knowledge Graph in Days
11am EST | 4pm GMT | 5pm CET, 4 March 2021 (finished)

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