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DBMS > IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RDF4J vs. Splunk vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RDF4J vs. Splunk vs. Stardog

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Analytics Platform for Big DataEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRDF storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.51
Rank#240  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score86.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score90.45
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score1.89
Rank#124  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaserdf4j.orgwww.splunk.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperIBMMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Splunk Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release20172010200420032010
Current release2.0V127.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyesnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
HTTP RESTGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLyesyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyesyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availablenoneMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSplunkStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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