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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Nebula Graph vs. RDF4J

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelWide column storeGraph DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score44.16
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.99
Rank#172  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#225  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitehbase.apache.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
rdf4j.org
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.nebula-graph.iordf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetVesoft Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release200820192004
Current release2.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleStrong typed schemayes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocolnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACRole-based access controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
HBaseNebula GraphRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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