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DBMS > RDF4J vs. Rockset vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison RDF4J vs. Rockset vs. Snowflake

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NameRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRDF storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score1.26
Rank#194  Overall
#8  RDF stores
Score0.95
Rank#223  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score115.65
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websiterdf4j.orgrockset.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.rockset.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.RocksetSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200420192014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedyes
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
HTTP RESTCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 infoIsolation support depends on the API usednoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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