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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. SingleStore vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
RDF store
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Score2.70
Rank#111  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.singlestore.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4terminusdb.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperOntotextSingleStore Inc.STS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2000201320112018
Current release9.8, June 20217.6, November 20214.0.8, September 201510.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoC#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredWindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyesnoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infohash partitioningnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
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.Fine grained access control via users, groups and rolesnoRole-based access control
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSTSdbTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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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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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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