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System Properties Comparison RDF4J vs. ScyllaDB vs. Snowflake

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NameRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRDF storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
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Score1.26
Rank#194  Overall
#8  RDF stores
Score5.63
Rank#77  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score115.65
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websiterdf4j.orgwww.scylladb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.scylladb.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.ScyllaDBSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200420152014
Current releaseScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Luauser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.yes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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