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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Drizzle vs. H2 vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score2.16
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgblazegraph.comwww.h2database.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouse
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwiki.blazegraph.comwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBlazegraphDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerThomas MuellerIBM
Initial release20142006200820052014
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)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMhosted
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
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
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
JavaJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsPL/SQL, SQL PL
Triggersyesnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneSharding
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
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
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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