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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Ehcache vs. EJDB vs. LokiJS

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
Amazon has acquired Blazegraph's domain and (probably) product. It is said that Amazon Neptune is based on Blazegraph.
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.A widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.49
Rank#208  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#192  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score6.68
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.21
Rank#255  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgblazegraph.comwww.ehcache.orgejdb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwiki.blazegraph.comwww.ehcache.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBlazegraphTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSoftmotions
Initial release20142006200920122014
Current release2.1.4, August 20163.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoextended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaCJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMserver-lessserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoRDF literal typesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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 indexesnoyesnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
JCachein-process shared libraryJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesyes infoby using Terracotta Servernonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in Graphsnono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
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)nonono
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News

Blazegraph 2.1.4 Release
29 August 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.2 Release
18 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.1 Release!
9 June 2016

Blazegraph 2.1.0 Release!
8 April 2016

Blazegraph 2.0.0 Release!
22 December 2015

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