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System Properties Comparison RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. ToroDB

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NameRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRDF storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score1.26
Rank#194  Overall
#8  RDF stores
Score115.65
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#334  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websiterdf4j.orgwww.snowflake.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Snowflake Computing Inc.8Kdata
Initial release200420142016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDno
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 controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and roles

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