A graph database structures information as a graph or network, where a set of resources, or nodes, are connected together by edges that describe the relationships between each resource. Graph databases are a type of NoSQL database and represent Linked Data (LD) as nodes, edges, and properties.
|Accommodates a variety of query languages such as Cypher||Uses SPARQL as the query language|
|Stores various types of graphs||Stores rows of triples|
|Does not provide inferences on data||Provides inferences on data|
|Less academic||More synonymous with the “semantic web”|