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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. jBASE vs. Nebula Graph vs. Stardog vs. TerminusDB

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBMultivalue DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score160.43
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score2.29
Rank#120  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#184  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.11
Rank#300  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.jbase.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.stardog.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.nebula-graph.iowww.stardog.com/­docsterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperIBMZumasysVesoft Inc.Stardog-UnionDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release1983 infohost version1991201920102018
Current release12.1, October 20165.77.3.0, May 20203.0.7, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeStrong typed schemaschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyesyesyes
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.yesnono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes 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 infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query languageYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL ServerSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javayes
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMulti-source replication in HA-ClusterJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control
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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2jBASENebula GraphStardogTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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