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DBMS > InfinityDB vs. Memcached vs. RDF4J vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. Memcached vs. RDF4J vs. RocksDB

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRDF storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.09
Rank#194  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.memcached.orgrdf4j.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikirdf4j.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release2002200320042013
Current release4.01.6.17, August 20227.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysnoyesno
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 indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Proprietary protocolJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolnono

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