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System Properties Comparison RDF4J vs. RDFox vs. SwayDB

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NameRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.High performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engineAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRDF storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.72
Rank#234  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.25
Rank#317  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
#15  RDF stores
Score0.03
Rank#385  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Websiterdf4j.orgwww.oxfordsemantic.techswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.oxfordsemantic.tech
DeveloperSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Oxford Semantic TechnologiesSimer Plaha
Initial release200420172018
Current release6.0, Septermber 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasyes infoRDF schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
C
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonereplication via a shared file systemnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in stand-alone mode, Eventual Consistency in replicated setupsImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRoles, resources, and access typesno

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