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System Properties Comparison GraphDB vs. Snowflake vs. Splice Machine

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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.11
Rank#121  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#181  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.snowflake.comsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperOntotextSnowflake Computing Inc.Splice Machine
Initial release200020142014
Current release9.4, September 20202.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.yesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginuser defined functionsyes infoJava
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integration
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMSnowflakeSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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THE ONLY SCALE-OUT SQL RDBMS WITH BUILT-IN MACHINE LEARNING For data-rich, real-time...
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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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Operational Workloads: Full ACID support with high performance at scale Multi-row...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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New AI/ML and IoT Applications Data Warehouse Offloads Application Modernization...
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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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Kubernetes Community Edition: https://hub.helm.sh/charts/splicemachine/splice-helm...
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Conferences and events

Knowledge Graphs for Enterprise Data Management
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