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DBMS > MaxDB vs. PouchDB vs. RDF4J vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. PouchDB vs. RDF4J vs. TinkerGraph

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRDF storeGraph DBMS
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Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.68
Rank#211  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.compouchdb.comrdf4j.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Apache Software FoundationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1984201220042009
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
JavaScriptJava
PHP
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoin-memory storage is supported as welloptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonono

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