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System Properties Comparison PostgreSQL vs. Stardog vs. TinkerGraph
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|Name||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Stardog Xexclude from comparison||TinkerGraph Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||Enterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning||A lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Graph DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||Stardog-Union|
|Initial release||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2010||2009|
|Current release||12.2, February 2020||6.2.3, July 2019|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source BSD||commercial 60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students||Open Source Apache 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||FreeBSD|
|Data scheme||yes||schema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no Import/export of XML data possible||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes supports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes standard with numerous extensions||SPARQL is used as query language||no|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|GraphQL query language|
Jena RDF API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||user defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java||no|
|Triggers||yes||yes via event handlers||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||none||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Master-slave replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||Master-master replication in HA-Cluster||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency in HA-Cluster||none|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes relationships in graphs||yes Relationships in graphs|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||no|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||optional|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Access rights for users and roles||no|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....|
|Competitive advantages||Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...|
|Typical application scenarios||Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...|
|Key customers||Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...|
|Market metrics||Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...|
|Licensing and pricing models||A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...|
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