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System Properties Comparison RDF4J vs. RocksDB vs. SwayDB

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NameRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRDF storeKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score0.66
Rank#217  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websiterdf4j.orgrocksdb.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Facebook, Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release200420132018
Current release6.22.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoBSDOpen 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
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
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
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedyesAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 controlnonono

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