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System Properties Comparison Oracle Coherence vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

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NameOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOracles in-memory data grid solutionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeRDF storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.56
Rank#114  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.74
Rank#206  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score96.42
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#346  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.htmlrdf4j.orgwww.snowflake.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherencerdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOracleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Snowflake Computing Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release2007200420142018
Current release12c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoLive Eventsyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataconfigurableACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infooptionallyyes 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 controlauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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