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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. H2GIS

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. H2GIS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  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.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial extension of H2
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#187  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score8.67
Rank#52  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitealasql.orgblazegraph.comwww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwiki.blazegraph.comwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBlazegraphDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas MuellerCNRS
Initial release20142006200820052013
Current release2.1.5, March 20197.2.4, September 20122.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoRDF literal typesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
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 extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
JavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in Graphsyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2

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