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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Stardog vs. TimesTen

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score1.75
Rank#132  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1.69
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netwww.stardog.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationdocs.stardog.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperStardog-UnionOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200520101998
Current release3.2.1, February 20227.3.0, May 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
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.yesno infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replication in HA-ClusterMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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PostGISStardogTimesTen
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Supply chain optimization Operational Risk Digital...
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Key customersBosch, NASA, Boehringer Ingelheim, Morgan Stanley, Schneider Electric, FINRA and...
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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 modelsYou can start for free! A fully-featured license is available for those testing Stardog:...
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