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System Properties Comparison RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. Trafodion

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NameRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 dataTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRDF storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.26
Rank#194  Overall
#8  RDF stores
Score115.65
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Websiterdf4j.orgwww.snowflake.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmltrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Snowflake Computing Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release200420142014
Current release2.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyes infoRDF Schemasyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures
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 nodesnoneyesyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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