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System Properties Comparison OpenSearch vs. RDFox vs. Snowflake

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NameOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engineCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score16.64
Rank#35  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#314  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#15  RDF stores
Score136.53
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.oxfordsemantic.techwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.oxfordsemantic.techdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon Web ServicesOxford Semantic TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release202120172014
Current release2.5.0, January 20236.0, Septermber 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes infoRDF schemasyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
C
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesreplication via a shared file systemyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency in stand-alone mode, Eventual Consistency in replicated setupsImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRoles, resources, and access typesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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OpenSearchRDFoxSnowflake
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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