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NameGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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Score1.39
Rank#142  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score1.12
Rank#154  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitegraphdb.ontotext.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperOntotextYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20002017
Current release8.8, January 20192.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen 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
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
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 languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Server Pluginyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoConstraint checkingyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
GraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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Conferences and 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)

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Ontotext GraphDB Named Champion in Bloor's Graph Database Market Update
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Semantic Web Company and Ontotext Partner to Advance Enterprise Knowledge Graphs
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Ontotext Platform 3.0 for Enterprise Knowledge Graphs Released
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