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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. SingleStore vs. TerminusDB

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 storageScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
RDF store
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Score2.88
Rank#103  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#3  RDF stores
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ontotext.comwww.singlestore.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperOntotextSingleStore Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release200020132018
Current release9.8, June 20217.3, December 202010.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLstored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes, but no triggers and foreign keysSQL-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
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored procedureswell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityyesyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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 rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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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 -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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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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