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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Drizzle

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHigh-performance graph database supporting Semantic Web (RDF/SPARQL) and Graph Database (tinkerpop3, blueprints, vertex-centric) APIs with scale-out and High Availability.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#192  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Websitealasql.orgblazegraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwiki.blazegraph.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBlazegraphDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201420062008
Current release2.1.5, March 20197.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoRDF literal typesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in Graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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