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Graph Database

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.

Graph DatabaseTriplestore
Accommodates a variety of query languages such as CypherUses SPARQL as the query language
Stores various types of graphsStores rows of triples
Does not provide inferences on dataProvides inferences on data
Less academicMore synonymous with the “semantic web”


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