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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. H2 vs. Newts

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Blazegraph vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. H2 vs. Newts

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonBlazegraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  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.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#8  RDF stores
Score8.92
Rank#52  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgblazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.h2database.comopennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwiki.blazegraph.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffBlazegraphGoogleThomas MuellerOpenNMS Group
Initial release20142006201720052014
Current release2.1.5, March 20192.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoextended commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SPARQL is used as query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL QUERY
SPARQL UPDATE
TinkerPop 3
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesnoyes, with Cloud Functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesMulti-source replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in Graphsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDyesACIDno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity and Authentication via Web Application Container (Tomcat, Jetty)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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