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NameInformix  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataSemantic graph DBMS, developed in Java
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.85
Rank#27  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#175  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­informixwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
www.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Complexible Inc.
Initial release19842010
Current release14.10, March 20194.2.4, March 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and JavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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.no infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
OWL
SPARQL
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication in HA-Cluster infousing Apache ZooKeeper
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InformixStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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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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IIUG Informix Conference 2019
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