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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. RDF4J vs. Transbase

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRDF storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
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Score3.24
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#225  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.26
Rank#272  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netrdf4j.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperHibernating RhinosSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release201020041987
Current release5.1, November 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)noyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
RavenDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameTransbase
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system TransbaseĀ® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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In following areas we created solutions based on TransbaseĀ®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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You will receive the TransbaseĀ® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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